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Mass. State Primary Election set for Tuesday, Sept. 6; early voting in Malden begins on Aug. 27

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First Malden Election Day with New Voting Map, featuring 27 Voting Precincts, most in city history

  The State Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, September 6 in the city of Malden and statewide. Voters will select a new Governor, Lieutenant Governor and several other statewide posts, while also voting for representatives in the Mass. House as well as Mass. Senate. This election will be historic in that it will feature the most polling places in Malden city history: 27, representing 27 precincts within the eight city voting Wards.

  Early voting begins in Malden on Saturday, August 27 for the upcoming state primary election. Polls will be open on primary election day, Sept. 6, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The State Election is then set for Nov. 8 with a voter registration deadline of Oct. 29.

  The Malden City Council on Tuesday night at a special meeting unanimously voted to approve the early voting schedule. Earlier this year the Council approved the list of Malden polling places.

  The newly drawn Malden Voting Map (a copy of which appears with this story) produced the need for the creation of the new precincts. For many decades, Malden voters have voted in two precincts per eight city Wards. Following are the 27 precinct locations:

  —Ferryway School Gym, 150 Cross St.

  Ward 1, Precinct 1

  Ward 1, Precinct 2

  Ward 1, Precinct 3

  —Community Room, 89 Pearl St.

  Ward 2, Precinct 1

  —Irish American Club, Main Hall (Left), 177 West St.

  Ward 2, Precinct 2

  —Irish American Club, Main Hall (Right), 177 West St.

  Ward 2, Precinct 3

  —Beebe School, Big Gym, 401 Pleasant St.

  Ward 3, Precinct 1

  Ward 3, Precinct 1A

  —Beebe School, Cafeteria, 401 Pleasant St.

  Ward 3, Precinct 2

  Ward 3, Precinct 3

  —Early Learning Center, 257 Mountain Ave.

  Ward 4, Precinct 1

  Ward 4, Precinct 3

  —Malden Senior Center Auditorium, 7 Washington St.

  Ward 4, Precinct 2

  —Salemwood School Fieldhouse Cafeteria, 529 Salem St.

  Ward 5, Precinct 1

  —Forestdale School, Cafeteria, 74 Sylvan St.

  Ward 5, Precinct 2

  Ward 5, Precinct 3

  Ward 5, Precinct 3A

  —630 Salem St. Housing Community Room, 630 Salem St.

  Ward 6, Precinct 1

  —Club 24 Member’s Room, 787 Salem St.

  Ward 6, Precinct 2

  —Malden Moose, Main Hall, 562 Broadway

  Ward 6, Precinct 3

  —Ferryway School, Cafeteria, 150 Cross St.

  Ward 7, Precinct 1

  —Salemwood School Fieldhouse Cafeteria, 529 Salem St.

  Ward 7, Precinct 2

  —Suffolk Manor, Community Room, 312 Bryant St.

  Ward 7, Precinct 3

  Ward 7, Precinct 3A

  —Linden School Gym, 29 Wescott St.

  Ward 8, Precinct 1

  Ward 8, Precinct 2

  Ward 8, Precinct 3

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Early Voting begins on Saturday, August 27

  All in-person early voting is taking place in Room 105 at Malden City Hall at 215 Pleasant St. The schedule is as follows:

  Saturday, Aug. 27: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

  Sunday, Aug. 28: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

  Monday, Aug. 29: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

  Tuesday, Aug. 30: 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

  Wednesday, Aug. 31: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

  Thursday, Sept. 1: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

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Mail-in Voting available; request Ballot by August 29

  Voters also have the option to vote by mail, so long as they request their ballot before Aug. 29 at 5 p.m.

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Voter Registration Deadline is August 27 for this election

  Voters have until Aug. 27 at 5 p.m. to register to vote or change their party affiliation. Malden residents can register to vote, update addresses, check registration status and more through the state’s online voter registration system.

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