Who May Register?
Only a person who is a US citizen, and a resident of Massachusetts, and 18 years old on or before Election Day.
How can I register to vote?
Mail-in registration forms are widely available. To obtain a mail-in registration form please call 617-727-2828 or 1-800-462-VOTE and a form will be sent to you. Mail the completed form to:
Registrar of Voters
Tolland Town Hall
241 West Granville Road
Tolland, MA 01034-9403
You should receive a confirmation notice in 2 to 3 weeks. If you do not, please contact your local election office to verify your voting status.
Go to any registration location, including Tolland Town Hall, and complete an affidavit of registration, which must be answered truthfully under the penalty of perjury. The questions on the affidavit will include your name, residence and date of birth.
At the Registry of Motor Vehicles:
Keep your motor voter receipt until you receive confirmation from your local election official. If you do not receive any confirmation, please contact your local election office to verify your voting status.
When and where may I register?
There is no waiting period to be eligible to register to vote. If you move, you may register to vote as soon as you move into your new home. You may register to vote in person or by mail, by completing a mail-in registration form and delivering it to your city or town election office, or at any local election office in any city or town in the state and at any registration event you encounter anywhere in Massachusetts, or when applying for or renewing your driver's license at the Registry of Motor Vehicles or when applying for service at a designated voter registration agency.
Registration forms are also available at all colleges, universities, high schools and vocational schools.
What must I do if I've changed my address since I registered?
If you have moved within the same city or town, notify your local election office of your new address in writing. If you have moved to a new city or town, you must register again.
Are there deadlines for registration?
Yes. In order to vote you must be registered
l 20 days before all primaries and elections, and/or
l 10 days before a special town meeting.