Massachusetts Political Parties

If you are enrolled in one of these political parties, you will find the following letter codes next to your name in the column marked Party:

  • D - Democratic Party 
  • R - Republican Party
  • L - Libertarian

If you enroll in any of these two parties you may vote only in that party’s primary. Enrollment in a political party does not affect your right to vote in the general election. In the general election, all voters receive the same ballot and vote for the candidate of their choice, regardless of party enrollment.

In addition to the three political parties listed above, there are certain legal political designations in which you can enroll. See them here.