New England News
4:30 am
Fri August 17, 2012

Voter Registration Deadline In Massachusetts

  Friday is the deadline to register to vote in next month’s primary in Massachusetts.  WAMC’s Paul Tuthill reports.

  

   The Massachusetts September  primary is unusual this year. It’s taking place on September 6th..a Thursday…Concern that people will be unaware of the change has prompted more get out the vote efforts according to Gladys Oyola, the city of Springfield’s Election Commissioner.

   Oyola says over a thousand new voter registrations have been recorded by her office in the last month. People can register in person …many city and town halls will have extended hour for  voter registration Friday. Mail in voter registration forms must be postmarked August 17th..