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Take action today to make an impact.

As the nation looks ahead to the 2020 presidential election, the Center for Civic Engagement is committed to helping students become registered, informed voters. The center is here to help you navigate this election and answer any questions you have. Utilize our resources below, or email for individual assistance.


Voter Prep Drop-in Sessions

Voter registration will be critically important during Election 2020. All students who are eligible to register to vote please join the Center for Civic Engagement for virtual drop-in sessions to learn how to access and fill out the voter registration form and submit it to the State of Massachusetts. We will walk you through the form and answer all your questions. 

Sessions are scheduled multiple times a week from September 8 through October 20. Find dates and register for an upcoming session.


Election 101: Preparing to Vote

Voting is a fundamental right and responsibility for every eligible voter. Create a voting plan that will help identify any potential barriers you may encounter with the November 2020 election. This virtual session will include information on vote by mail, early voting, same day voting, and how to navigate what’s on the ballot. These small sessions are designed to answer all your questions and make sure everyone can safely vote.

Sessions are scheduled regularly from September 15 through October 29. Find dates and register for an upcoming session.


Election 2020 Deadlines

Deadline to Register to Vote for the General Election

October 24, 2020

Early Voting at Salem City Hall, The Annex

October 17 - 30, 2020

Deadline to apply for a vote-by-mail ballot for the general election -Application must reach Salem City Hall – 96 Washington St. Salem

October 28, 2020

General Election at Salem High School **Bus Provided from SSU

Vote-by-Mail must be postmarked or put in the Vote-by-Mail drop box at the fire station on Loring Avenue by November 3, 2020

November 3, 2020


Contact Us

Please contact the Center for Civic Engagement with any questions or concerns by emailing us at

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