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Registered voters in Massachusetts generally do not need to show ID to vote in person.
BUT: you may be asked to show ID when you check-in at your polling place for any of the following reasons:
If you are required to cast a provisional ballot because of a lack of ID as a first-time voter in Massachusetts, your provisional ballot will be counted if you return with identification to the polling place or the office of your local election official by the close of polls on Election Day.
Acceptable ID must include your name and the address at which you are registered to vote.
Examples of acceptable ID include:
Probably. If you need to show ID to complete your voter registration, you can likely show your ID (including images of bank statements showing your full name and address) on an electronic device according to the head clerk of the Massachusetts Elections Department overseeing Boston; however, he was unable to provide a legal citation. If it is your first time voting in a federal election in Massachusetts, please see the federal ID requirements for first-time voters.
You do not need a copy of your ID to vote by mail in Massachusetts.
BUT: If it is your first time voting in a federal election in Massachusetts, please see the federal ID requirements for first-time voters. A federal election is when you vote for the President, your Congressional Representative or your Senators.
The signature on your mail-in ballot must match your signature on file with the state.
If an affidavit signature is absent or your mail-in ballot is rejected for other reasons, you will be notified.
If the Clerk determines there is sufficient time prior to Election Day, you will be sent a new absentee ballot that you can submit.