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Election

Election

We direct all municipal, state, and federal elections within Boston. We also register voters, conduct an annual listing of Boston residents, and educate the public on the importance of voting.

Our department ensures that elections are properly managed and conducted in accordance with City, state, and federal laws.

Elections
Contact
1 City Hall Square, Room 241
Boston, MA 02201
United States
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

General municipal election Nov. 7

Polling locations across the City open from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. You can check your voter registration status online ahead of the election.

Online resources

Not sure what City Council district you live in? You can find that information through our City Council district map.

City council map

Guide to voting in Boston

Get information on your voting location, election results, and more. 

News and Announcements

Polling location changes ahead of upcoming City of Boston elections
Sep 15

Polling location changes ahead of upcoming City of Boston elections

Elections
Election Department certifies candidates for Municipal Election
Jun 5

Election Department certifies candidates for Municipal Election

Elections
The Zakim Bridge as seen from Charlestown
Feb 15

Elections Department raises awareness about City’s Annual Census

Elections
Mayor Martin J. Walsh
Nov 9

Mayor Walsh issues statements on ballot questions 2 and 5

Mayor's Office
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