Millennials make up almost 50% of eligible voters in the City of Boston. There's a great deal of power in that percentage.
Here are some resources to help you become a smarter voter and a more civically engaged Bostonian
Learn about the 2016 SPARK Boston Council's early voting project VOTE WITH US
Use this online system to:
- apply to register or pre-register to vote in Massachusetts
- change your name or address for voter registration purposes
- enroll in a political party, change your party enrollment, or unenroll from a party
Use this search tool to:
- locate your polling location
- find out the ward and precinct you vote in
- see who represents you at the statewide and district levels
TurboVote allows you to easily register to vote online, verify or update your voter registration, request an absentee ballot form by mail, and sign up for text and/or e-mail election reminders.
iSideWith's quizzes show which political parties, candidates, and ballot initiatives match your beliefs based on the issues that are most important to you.
Massachusetts' local town and ward committees are the heart and soul of grassroots political organizing. They are responsible for organizing Democrats and Republicans in their communities. Click the above links to find a list of local town, ward, and city chairs across the state and contact information for your local chair.
Each year, millions of individuals dedicate their time and expertise to shape the future of nonprofit organizations through board service. Board members provide the critical intellectual capital and strategic resources to power nonprofit success and strengthen communities.
Refer to Secretary Galvin's official Candidate's Guide to Running for Office for general information regarding the process for running for office in state primaries and elections in Massachusetts, from getting on the ballot to reporting campaign contributions and expenditures and more.
The She Should Run Incubator creates an opportunity for women to start a path to elected office. The Incubator provides guidance on how to build upon your qualifications, networks, personal story and leadership brand through the lens of public service. It is also a community of like-minded women who offer support and advice for how they plan to lead through public service.
The City of Boston has over 17,000 employees and is one of Massachusetts' largest employers, with a wide variety of positions, providing services to the residents and businesses of Boston.
The work of state government employees impacts the lives of every resident of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. State government workers are leading and innovating on issues such as developing vaccines for deadly diseases, fighting sexual and racial discrimination, supporting our infrastructure, and more.