The City of Worcester has fifty precincts. The precincts are open 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. on election day. You must vote at the precinct you are registerd to vote. If you are unable to vote in person the following information will assist you in casting your ballot.
You can either have an absentee ballot mailed to you, or you can arrange with the Worcester Election Office to vote in their office. The deadline for applying for an absentee ballot is noon of the day before the Election.
The Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) is the primary form for requesting registration and/or an absentee ballot from your local election official. To request an absentee ballot, the local election official must receive your FPCA or any other form of written communication with your name, date of birth, former residence and present residence not later than noon the day before the election.
The Worcester Election Office is committed to surveying every polling place to ensure they are accessible by meeting state and federal regulations, working with and helping train Election Day poll workers on sensitivity to all voters as well as the proper procedures and testing to ensure the polling location is accessible and the accessible voting equipment is made available to all voters and working with local organizations to ensure voters are familiar with the accessible voting equipment and availability of such equipment at every polling location.
Some students attending school in Massachusetts may consider their school address their residence for voting purposes while others may still consider their home address their residence for voting purposes. In either case, the student must register in order to be eligible to vote.
Assistant City Clerk Niko Vangjeli guides you through the voting process so you know what to expect when you cast your vote in the upcoming election.