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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.

fill out the online annual census

We maintain the integrity of our voting records by conducting an annual census in Boston. The information also provides the basis for the jury list given to the state courts each year.

complete the census

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

News and Announcements

Mayor Martin J. Walsh
Nov 9

Mayor Walsh issues statements on ballot questions 2 and 5

Mayor's Office
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Nov 7

City announces preparations for general election, early voting stats

Oct 21

SPARK Boston invites Boston's millennials to 'Vote with Us'

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Sep 19

City of Boston launches early voting website, announces schedule

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