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Help Team Wu Get Out the Vote!

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Ready to elect Michelle Wu as Boston's next Mayor? Here's how you can help us get out the vote for the Sept. 14 preliminary municipal election.

In a rush? Jump to learn important dates, take action with us, make your plan to vote, or figure out what to do on Election Day.

Important Dates

The race to elect the next Mayor of Boston happens in two parts: First, residents will vote in a preliminary election on Sept. 14. This election is nonpartisan, and all registered voters can participate regardless of party affiliation. The top two finishers will proceed to the Nov. 2 general election.

  • Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 8:00PM

    • Last hour and day to register to vote in the Preliminary Municipal Election.

  • Saturday, September 4 to Friday, September 10

  • Tuesday, September 14, 2021

    • Preliminary Municipal Election

  • Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 8:00PM

    • Last hour and day to register to vote in the Municipal Election.

  • Tuesday, November 2, 2021

    • Municipal Election

Make Your Plan to Vote

You must be a United States citizen and a resident of Massachusetts to vote. You have to be 18 on or before Election Day. If you're 18 after the voter registration deadline but before Election Day, you can still register to vote so long as you register by the deadline.

For all those who requested a mail-in ballot: In order to ensure your ballot is received by the Elections Department in time, we highly recommend physically dropping it off at a dropbox location. These dropboxes are open 24/7.