Karen Anderson - City Clerk
200 Pleasant St., Room 323
Malden, MA 02148
Telephone: (781) 397-7116
Fax: (781) 388-0610
Registration: To participate in an election in Malden, you must be registered to vote in the city. Anyone who meets three basic criteria can register. The criteria are:
- You are a citizen of the United States;
- You wll be 18 years old on or before election day; and
- You are a Malden resident.
You can register in person or by mail. Click here to download a voter registration form in English, Spanish or Chinese. Mail-in voter registration forms are also available at a variety of public agencies, including the Registry of Motor Vehicles and the Department of Transitional Assistance. Please note that, to vote in a particular election, you must be registered at least 20 days prior to the election.
Once you are registered, you will remain registered as long as you continue to vote and/or return the annual street listing form sent to you by the Registrar of Voters. If you move, you may need to reregister. Contact the City Clerk's Office for additional information.
Where to vote: The city is divided into 16 precincts, each with a specific voting location, or polling place.
To view a map of the city's wards and precincts, click here.
For a list of the city's polling locations, click here.
To determine where you should go to vote, click here
If you can't go to the polls: If you will be out of town on election day, if you are physically disabled or if your religous beliefs prevent you from voting in person on election day, you may want to vote by absentee ballot.
To apply for an absentee ballot, click here to download an application. Please note that an application for an absentee ballot cannot be made online. The application must be completed and mailed or delivered to our office.
Special State Senate Primary and Election
The Special State Senate Primary will be held on Tuesday, March 4, 2014.
The Special State Senate Election will be held on Tuesday, April 1, 2014.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in both elections.
To vote in the Special State Primary, you must be registered to vote by Wednesday, February 12, 2014. To vote in the Sepcial State Election, you must be registered to vote by Wednesday, March 13, 2014. The City Clerk's Office will be opened for voter registration until 8 p.m. on both evenings.
To see how Malden voted in a particular election, click on the corresponding link below:
Special State Election - March 4, 2014
Special Congressional Election - December 10, 2014
City Election - November 5, 2013
Special Congressional Primary - October 15, 2013
City Preliminary - September 17, 2013
Special State Election - June 25, 2013
Special State Primary - April 30, 2013
Presidential Election - November 6, 2012
State Primary - September 6, 2012
Presidential Primary - March 6, 2012
City Election - November 8, 2011
City Preliminary - September 13, 2011
State Election - November 2, 2010
State Primary - September 14, 2010
City Election - November 3, 2009
City Preliminary - September 15, 2009
Presidential Election - November 4, 2008
State Primary - September 16, 2008
Presidential Primary - February 5, 2008
To view campaign finance statements for local candidates, click here.