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.
To see if you are registered to vote in Malden, click here.
You can register in person, by mail or online.
Click here to download a voter registration form.
Click here to register to vote 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 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. Complete Voting and Polling information for Malden can be found on our MyMalden App
- To view a map of the city's wards and precincts
- To see where your polling locations is
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.
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.