The Election Department conducts all municipal, state, and federal elections within the City of Boston. The Department ensures that elections are properly managed and conducted in accordance with City, state, and federal laws. The Department also handles the registration of voters, proper maintenance of voters’ status and manages the annual listing of Boston residents age 17 and over.
May 28th Special Election & Unofficial Results
Unofficial results of the Special State Election will be available here.
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5/28/13 – Special State Election (1st Suffolk Senate, 8th Suffolk Rep.)
6/25/13 – Special State Election (Senator in Congress, 8th Suffolk Rep.)
9/24/13 - Preliminary Municipal Election
11/5/13 - Municipal Election
For all correspondences to our office, please address to:
BOSTON ELECTION DEPARTMENT
ONE CITY HALL SQUARE – ROOM 241
BOSTON, MA 02201
Election Guide 2013
- 5.28.13 – 1st Suffolk Senate District Candidates
- Special State Election – 1st Suffolk Senate District
- 5.28.13 – 8th Suffolk Representative District Candidates
- Special State Election – 8th Suffolk Representative District
- 9.24.13 Potential Municipal Election Candidates
- Preliminary Municipal Election
- Voter Registration & Polling Location Search
- Search for Polling Location by First & Last Name
- Complete Your Annual Resident Listing
- Maps of Boston (Boston Redevelopment Authority)
Forms & Applications
- Massachusetts Official Mail-In Registration Form
- National Voter Registration Form
- Absentee Ballot Application
- Absentee Ballot Application by a Family Member
- Annual Resident Listing
- Poll Worker Application (2012)
- Poll Worker Application (2012) MS
- Polling Locations (Updated 4.24.13)
- Boston City Council District Map
- Community locations for Voter Registration Cards
- Guidelines for Voter Registration Drives
- Chinese Glossary of Election Terms
- Spanish Glossary of Election Terms
- Vietnamese Glossary of Election Terms
Special Elections Today!
The old saying that “decisions are made by those who show up” couldn’t be more true. Especially when it comes to elections. That’s exactly why our elected officials pay so much attention to the voters in their districts.
That’s also why it’s so important that we make sure they know that human service supporters vote. Sign on to our CareVote pledge to send a clear message that you support human services and you vote!
If you live in Boston or Cambridge, there may be a special election happening in your district today:
Later this summer, every voter in the Commonwealth will head to the polls to decide whether our next U.S. Senator will be Democrat U.S. Rep. Ed Markey or Republican Gabriel Gomez.Let us know that we can count on you to go to the polls by signing our CareVote pledge today!
Here are a few general tips and reminders for today’s elections and all of the races happening this summer:
Here’s a full list of all of the elections happening across the state this summer:
Politicians pay attention to who shows up at the polls – let’s make sure they know we’ll be there!