Ballot Position Drawing for September's Preliminary Municipal Election
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For Immediate Release
July 09, 2013
Released By:
Mayor's Office
For More Information Contact:
Mayor's Press Office

The City of Boston’s Election Department will be holding the Ballot Position Drawing for the September 24, 2013 Preliminary Municipal Election on Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 11 a.m. in City Hall’s Iannella Chambers.

The Ballot Position Drawing is mandated by Section 28 of the City Council Charter, foregoing the assigned Alphabetical Order reserved for State and Federal Elections. With a combined total of 60 Candidates running for the Offices of Mayor, City Council At-Large and District City Council, Thursday’s drawing is expected to attract a substantial crowd of election officials, candidates, supporters and media.

The Ballot Position Drawing is open to the public and media. Results will be posted online on the Election Department’s website at

For inquiries regarding Press guidelines and coverage, please contact the Mayor’s Press Office at 617-635-4461. For questions regarding the upcoming elections, rules of the drawing and general voter inquiries, contact The Boston Election Department at 617-635-3767.


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