The Lead-Up to Super Tuesday: What’s On the MA Calendar

The Secretary of State’s Office has announced the key dates and deadlines (as prescribed by statute) for the busy month ahead. Fifteen states and one territory will be voting on March 5th.

Check the full calendar for Massachusetts here.

Remember to vote in the March 5th Presidential Primary!

February 6, 2024
Last day to designate health care facilities for supervised absentee voting for presidential primary.
G. L. c. 54, §91B
Last day to send absentee ballot applications to all certified permanently disabled voters for presidential primary.
G. L. c. 54, §86
February 13, 2024
Nomination papers available from the SOC for candidates running for all offices.
G. L. c. 53, §47
February 19, 2024
President’s Day
February 20, 2024
Last day for Registrars of Voters to complete certification of signatures on County Charter Committee petitions.
G. L. c. 34A, §3
February 24, 2024
First day of in-person early voting for presidential primary.
G. L. c. 54, §25B
Last day to register to vote and change party enrollment for presidential primary. Registration sessions must be held from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (except in towns having less than 1,500 voters, registration sessions must be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.).
G. L. c. 51, §26
G. L. c. 51, §28
February 27, 2024
5:00 p.m. last day and hour to apply for mail-in ballot for presidential primary.
G. L. c. 54, §25B
5:00 p.m. last day and hour to file petitions to form a County Charter Commission with the SOC.
G. L. c. 34A, §3
5:00 p.m. last day for a person running in a state primary to enroll in a party or for a person running only in a state election to unenroll from a party, except for newly registered voters, for all offices except federal.
G. L. c. 53, §48
Last day to post warrant for presidential primary.
G. L. c. 39, §10
March 1, 2024
Last day of in-person early voting for presidential primary.
G. L. c. 54, §25B
Last day to test computer tabulating program for presidential primary. 950 CMR 54.01
March 5, 2024
For federal offices only: 5:00 p.m. last day and hour for a person running in a state primary to enroll in a party or for a person running only in a state election to unenroll from a party, except for newly registered voters.
G. L. c 53, §6
G. L. c 53, §48
PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY TODAY!

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