Voting in Malden
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 will be 18 years old on or before election day;
- You are a Malden resident.
How to Register
See if you are registered to vote in Malden. You can register in person, by mail or online.
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 10 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 will need to re-register under your new address. 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. Be sure to find out where your poling location is ahead of time.
Complete Voting and Polling information for Malden can also be found on our MyMalden Application.
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 religious beliefs prevent you from voting in person on election day, you may want to vote by absentee ballot.
For Further Information
The Secretary of State’s Office has a variety of voter resources available to the public, which can be found here.