Register to vote by tomorrow!
Elections are just around the corner! You have until tomorrow, Oct. 19, to register to vote in the Nov. 8 Cambridge municipal elections. The deadline to register in Massachusetts for the Nov. 2 general election passed on Oct. 13.
Massachusetts residents cannot register to vote online or obtain a registration form online. To get a Massachusetts voter registration form, visit the City Clerk’s office, any Cambridge post office, or any branch of the Cambridge Public Library. Registration forms must be delivered in-person to the Cambridge Election Commission (51 Inman St., 1st floor) or postmarked by 8 p.m. on Oct. 19 to be valid for city elections.
You can also fill out a voter registration form right at the election office, which is open from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow and 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. today.
If you’d rather not go out to register, Cambridge will also accept National Mail Voter Registration forms which must be postmarked by the 19th. Those forms are available online at http://www.eac.gov/voter_resources/register_to_vote.aspx.
Alternatively, Massachusetts residents may complete a request form for a voter registration form at the Election Commission’s website (http://www.cambridgema.gov/election/programsandservices/voterregistration.aspx) to have one mailed to you. Since the deadline is tomorrow, don’t pick this option for now.
—Ethan A. Solomon