Register to vote by Oct. 17

October 5, 2012

To vote in the Nov. 6 election that includes the presidential race on the ballot, voters must be registered by Oct. 17.

To qualify for registration, a person must be a U.S. citizen, a resident of Massachusetts, and 18 or older on Election Day. Voters must update their registration if they move to a new address.

For information about voter registration status and how to register, call the Massachusetts Secretary of State’s Office at 1-800-462-8683 or see the City of Boston Election Department site at

John Ruch