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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE VIII ELECTIONS
  • CHAPTER 51 VOTERS

Section 1 - Qualifications of voters

Section 1A - Repealed, 1988, 79, Sec. 2

Section 1B - Repealed, 1966, 367, Sec. 2

Section 1C, 1D - Repealed, 1962, 437, Sec. 3

Section 1E - Repealed, 1988, 79, Sec. 3

Section 1F - Persons not included in register of voters

Section 2 - Name of registered voter changed

Section 3 - Place of registration and voting; change of residence

Section 4 - Making of lists by registrars or boards

Section 4A - Notifying residents of opportunity to register

Section 5 - Repealed, 1963, 160, Sec. 5

Section 6 - Street lists

Section 7 - Form, contents and distribution of street lists

Section 8 - Persons omitted from lists; certificate

Section 9 - Repealed, 1973, 1137, Sec. 1

Section 10 - Repealed, 1943, 453, Sec. 14

Section 10A - Statements by innholders, etc.

Section 10B - Repealed, 1943, 320, Sec. 1

Section 11 - Records kept

Section 12 - Posting of penalty sections

Section 13 - Repealed, 1943, 453, Sec. 15

Section 14 - Death of resident; notice

Section 14A - Assistance in making lists

Section 14B - Applicability of chapter to cities and towns governed by special law

Section 15 - Board of registrars in certain cities and towns; appointment; term of office

Section 16 - Repealed, 1959, 127, Sec. 1

Section 16A - Board of election commissioners; powers and duties; members; appointment; term of office

Section 17 - Board of registrars in certain cities; appointment; term of office

Section 17A - Annual training on state and federal election laws and regulations

Section 18 - Political representation by board of registrars

Section 19 - Unequal political representation; notice and hearing

Section 20 - Vacancies in board of registrars; temporary registrars

Section 21 - Registrars; term of office

Section 22 - Assistant registrars in cities and towns; appointment; term; political representation

Section 22A - Absent registration officers; appointment; political representation; physically disabled registrants

Section 23 - Registrars, assistant registrars and absent registration officers; oath of office; compensation

Section 24 - Powers and duties

Section 25 - Registrars; assistant registrars; compatibility of offices

Section 26 - Registration sessions

Section 27 - Repealed, 1993, 475, Sec. 7

Section 28 - Last day for registration

Section 29 to 30 - Repealed, 1993, 475, Sec. 9

Section 31 - Final day for registration

Section 32 - Places and hours of sessions; notices

Section 33 - Affidavits of registration

Section 33A - Online completion of affidavit of registration

Section 34 - Persons not registered at close of registration

Section 35 - Omitted listings compared with annual register of voters; exceptions

Section 36 - Affidavit of voter registration; distribution; expenses

Section 37 - Annual register; omitted names; notice

Section 37A - Inactive voters list

Section 38 - Revisions and corrections of registers, etc.

Section 39 - Repealed, 1969, 205, Sec. 3

Section 40 - Public sessions; inspection of records

Section 41 - Preservation of documents

Section 41A - Duties imposed by Secs. 10A and 37 in cities not having registrars

Section 42 - Affidavit of registration; exception

Section 42A - Physically disabled applicants

Section 42B - Repealed, 1993, 475, Sec. 16

Section 42C - Registration sessions in high schools and vocational schools

Section 42D - Registration sessions in regional high schools, colleges or universities

Section 42E - Voter registration affidavit forms for college, high school and vocational school students

Section 42F - Affidavits of registration from registrants residing in other cities or towns

Section 42G - Transmission of completed affidavits to city or town where registrant resides

Section 42H - Receipt of completed affidavit by registrar

Section 43 - Repealed, 1969, 205, Sec. 4

Section 44 - Completion of affidavit of voter registration form

Section 45 - Repealed, 1971, 320, Sec. 2

Section 45A - Production of naturalization papers for inspection; notation

Section 46 - Affidavit of registration; filing; addition of voter’s name to annual register

Section 46A - Transmittal of duplicate certificate of registration to place of voter’s last registration

Section 47 - Rejection of defective affidavit of registration; notices to person named

Section 47A - Registration of persons attaining full age by election or town meeting

Section 47B - False statements in affidavit of registration; complaint and summons; examination of qualifications

Section 47C - Central registry of voters

Section 48 - Complaint; time for filing; summons and service of process

Section 49 - Examination of persons summoned; status for annual register; failure to appear

Section 50 - Supplementary registration

Section 51 - Certificate of supplementary registration; voting thereon

Section 51A - Confidential registration certificate

Section 52 - Duties of registrars

Section 52A - Solicitation of votes and distribution of campaign literature in registration offices prohibited; penalties

Section 53 - Police assistance at meetings

Section 54 - Supervisors of registration; appointment; duties; interference with supervisors; penalties

Section 55 - Preparation of voting lists; contents and arrangement; distribution; revisions

Section 56 - Repealed, 1981, 143, Sec. 1

Section 57 - Posting of lists; copies for state political committees

Section 58 - New names added to lists; distribution of copies; posting or publication

Section 58A - Repealed, 1988, 79, Sec. 16

Section 59 - Certificate in case of omissions or clerical errors; voting procedure

Section 59A - Repealed, 2004, 334, Sec. 2

Section 60 - Voting lists for use at polls

Section 61 - Certification of registered voters

Section 62 - Certified copies for use at caucus; party enrollment designations

Section 63 - Lists furnished for new wards and voting precincts

Section 64 - Online portal for verification of registration or pre-registration status