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 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 re-register. 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 Application.

Visit our MyMalden App to:

  • 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.

Download an absentee ballot 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.

For Further Information

The Secretary of State’s Office has a variety of voter resources available to the public, which can be found here.