Schools shift to all remote learning
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Due to a rising COVID-19 infection rate in the City, all Boston Public Schools students will shift to remote learning effective Thursday, October 22.
City department hours
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City Hall is open to the public on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. If you need to visit a department, you must make an appointment.
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Election

COVID-19-update: Our office is open, but with reduced staff. In-person meetings are for critical needs only. Please use our online appointment application. For questions, please call 617-635-8683, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (hours subject to change), or email election@boston.gov. For details on nomination papers, review our COVID-19 update page.

Next election: State Election, November 3

The deadline to register to vote is Saturday, October 24, at 8 p.m. The early voting period for the State Election takes place from Saturday, October 17, through Friday, October 30. We're ensuring COVID-19 safety measures are in place at all polling locations. All registered voters in Massachusetts have the option to vote by mail.

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1 City Hall Square, Room 241
Boston, MA 02201
Temporary COVID-19 hours
City Hall is only open to the public on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Unofficial election results
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We have unofficial results for the State Primary on September 1.

Important 2020 election dates

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Voting reminders ahead of the September 1 State Primary

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Guide to voting in Boston

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

Voting in Boston