Massachusetts - Open Primaries
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Primary Elections State By State

MASSACHUSETTS

Massachusetts.gifPrimaries:

  • Democratic congressional and state primaries: mixed
  • Republican congressional and state primaries: mixed
  • Democratic Presidential primary: mixed
  • Republican Presidential primary: mixed

 

Primary Type Definitions

 

Registration:

  • Voters may or may not choose to affiliate with a political party.
  • 53% of Massachusetts voters are not enrolled with a political party.

 

Details of voting in congressional and state primary elections:

  • Unaffiliated voters may choose one party's primary ballot to vote on and still remain unaffiliated.
  • Party members must vote on their party's ballot.