Jan. 16 is the deadline for registering to vote in the presidential primary on Feb. 5. Massachusetts has moved up the date in an attempt to give the state's voters a chance to have their say while the outcome is still undecided.

Jan. 16 is the deadline for registering to vote in the presidential primary on Feb. 5.

Click here for a mail-in registration form , or call 617-727-2828 or 1-800-462-8683 and a form will be sent to you. The National Voter Registration form may be downloaded by clicking here.

Mail the completed form to your local city or town hall. ( Click here to find it.) You should receive a confirmation notice in 2 to 3 weeks. If you do not, contact your local election office to verify your voting status.