Absentee Ballots Application (revised 2018)
In order to be eligible to vote by absentee ballot in Massachusetts, a voter must be prevented from voting at their polling place on Election Day, due to:
Absence from the voter's city or town on Election Day; or
Physical disability; or
Early voting is available for biennial state elections. The next election for which early voting will be available is the November 6, 2018 State Election.
OR A non-registered voter who is:
(1) a Massachusetts citizen absent from the state; or
(2) an active member of the armed forces or merchant marines, their spouse or dependent; or
(3) a person confined in a correctional facility or a jail, except if by reason of felony conviction.
Applying for Absentee Ballot Instructions