- Election Commission
November 8, 2016 State/Presidential Election
The upcoming State/Presidential Election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.
List of Candidates (Cambridge districts only)
For information about ballot questions, please read through the Information for Voters provided by the Secretary of State's office
The deadline to register to vote is Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 8 p.m.
Check if you are registered
Register to vote online
Download a mail-in Registration Form
Early voting will be available from October 24, 2016 to November 4, 2016.
Click here for more information on early voting
The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot is Monday, November 7 at 12:00 p.m. (noon). However, if you would like to receive a ballot by mail, please be sure to apply with enough time to get the ballot and mail it back by Election Day. The Election Commission must receive your ballot by the close of polls on Election Day.
Absentee Ballot Application
If you are overseas or active duty military, please visit http://www.fvap.gov
Thursday, September 8, 2016 State Primary
List of Candidates (Cambridge Districts)
Board of Election Commissioners
The Cambridge Election Commission is responsible for supervising all federal, state and municipal elections within the City; providing voter registration; certifying nomination papers and initiative petitions; conducting an annual census; administering municipal campaign and political finance reporting for the City; and implementing Chapter 2.118 of the Cambridge Municipal Code known as the "Ethics Ordinance".
Are you eligible to vote in the City of Cambridge? Do you know how to register or pre-register? Learn all about
and view some of the most frequently asked questions.