Election Department

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.

Upcoming Elections:

  • Municipal Election: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Upcoming Deadlines:

  • *Voter Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 14th, 2015*

  • Absentee Ballot Application and Voting Deadline: Monday, November 2nd, 2015 at 12 Noon


Preliminary Municipal Elections Results - 9/8/2015

Official Election Results for the Preliminary Municipal Elections Results are available. Please call the Boston Election Department at 617-635-3767 if you have any additional questions.

September 8, 2015 - Preliminary Municipal Election »

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  • See a listing of upcoming Elections events.

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    The Board of Election Commissioners meets in the conference room of the Election Department (Room 241, Boston City Hall). The board meetings are open to the public. Check the calendar for the next scheduled meeting.

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