2020 Election & Voting Information
As part of our mission to inform the public, we will be covering the races representing the City of Lynn in the 2020 MA State Election this year. We will be producing our own videos & also attempt to make available all of the candidate forums we find out about.
Also listed below is information regarding early voting, mail in voting, & in-person voting on election day. This information was provided to us by Lynn City Clerk & Chief of Elections Janet Rowe.
Please note that we reached out to all ballot question campaigns & candidates of all races that impact Lynn this election cycle. If candidates do not appear or do not have information listed it means that they declined to participate or did not respond.
SEPT. 1ST PRIMARY RESULTS
For the unofficial results from the City of Lynn please click here.
LIST OF RACES & CANDIDATES ON THE BALLOT FOR NOV. 3RD ELECTION
United States Senate
- Democrats | Ed Markey (incumbent)
- Republicans | Kevin O’Connor
MA 6th Congressional District
- Democrats | Seth Moulton (incumbent)
- Republicans | John Moran
MA BALLOT QUESTIONS
- Question 1: Right To Repair
- Question 2: Ranked-choice voting
It is important to note that other candidates may appear on the ballot, but the ones listed above are the only ones certified to appear. Only contested races that will affect Lynn are listed above.
August 22-28, 2020 - In-person early voting for the State Primary.
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - PRELIMINARY ELECTION, polls open from 7 AM until 8 PM
October 17-30, 2020 - In-person early voting for the State Final Election.
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - FINAL ELECTION, polls open from 7 AM until 8 PM
Vote by mail has various deadlines as well. Please see them below.
VOTING BY MAIL
Voting by mail is available to all voters for all elections in 2020. You do not need an excuse to vote by mail this year. To vote by mail all you need to do is complete an application, deliver your application to your local election office, then vote and return your ballot.
For more information on voting by mail, see the Sec. of State's page on Voting by Mail FAQs.
You can find out when we sent it to you and when we received it back from you by clicking here.
If you want to drop your ballot off at City Hall, they have a secured ballot drop box outside of the building at the Johnson St entrance. You can also hand deliver it to the City's Election office in Room 203.
IN-PERSON EARLY VOTING
Early in-person voting for the November election will be held from October 17-30, 2020 at Lynn City Hall (3 City Hall Square). The times for early voting during this period are as follows:
- Saturdays & Sundays from 8am-2pm
- Mondays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays from 8:30am-4pm
- Tuesdays from 8:30am-8pm
- Fridays from 8:30am-12:30pm
Registered voters have the option to request an early voting ballot through the mail. Complete an Early Voting Application and mail it to:
Lynn City Hall
3 City Hall Square, Room 203
Lynn, MA 01901
IN-PERSON VOTING ON ELECTION DAY
The locations below are where registered voters can go to vote in-person on election day. If you don’t know which ward/precinct you are in or where to go to vote and need to find out you can enter your information on the Secretary of The Commonwealth’s website by clicking here.
If you are in need of more information you can contact the Elections Office by clicking here. Please use our interactive map below to see where your polling location is!