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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. We seek to get all eligible citizens registered to vote, and maintain the integrity of our voting records by conducting an annual census in Boston. The information compiled in the listing process also provides the basis for the jury list submitted to the state courts each year.

Check your Voter Status

 Register to vote online

1 City Hall Square, Room 241
Boston, MA 02201
United States
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Vote Early Boston
You can vote early in the November election from October 24 - November 4.

Important voting dates

  • You can no longer register to vote November 8.
  • Early voting time period: October 24 - November 4.
  • Absentee ballot deadline: Monday, November 7 at 12 p.m.
Upcoming Elections:

Early voting locations

News and Announcements

Oct 21

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

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Sep 7

City of Boston Announces Preparations for September 8, 2016 Primaries

Mayor's Office
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Sep 6

Early voting locations in Boston for 2016 election

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Jul 21

Mayor Walsh Announces Early Voting Locations for the November 8 Presidential Election

Mayor's Office
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