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How Do I Vote?

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.

Early Vote By Mail

The deadline to request a Vote by Mail ballot has passed. If your Vote by Mail application reached your local election office by 5 p.m. on October 28, your application will be processed and a ballot will be mailed to you.

In order to be counted, your ballot must be postmarked by November 3 and received by your local election official no later than 5 p.m. on November 6.

Check/Track Your Vote By Mail Status

Mail Application to:
Worcester Election Commission, 455 Main St, Room 208 Worcester, MA 01608

OR Deliver to One of the Following Vote By Mail Drop Boxes:

  1. Worcester City Hall - City Hall Garage Entrance and 1st Floor Back of the Common Entrance.
  2. Drop boxes will be available at each early voting location during the scheduled voting hours.
  3. Drop boxes will be available at each of the Worcester Fire Stations starting on October 12.

Voting - Absentee

You can either have an absentee ballot mailed to you, or you can arrange with the Worcester Election Office to vote in their office.

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Application by a Family Member

Voting - Military & US Citizens Overseas

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.


Voting - Persons with Disabilities

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.


Voting - Students

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.


Election Day: Cast Your Vote

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.

Contact Information

Election Commission
City Hall Room 208
455 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608

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Phone: 508-799-1134
Fax: 508-799-1137
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8:45 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday - Friday
8:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

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