You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

Metro

Clerks see upswing in voter registration as deadline nears

As the deadline for registering to vote nears, officials from many Massachusetts cities and towns say they are seeing a surge in interest, especially among young people.

Election offices will be open until 8 p.m. Wednesday to allow ample time for last-minute registrations — and people have been coming in by the hundreds, a Boston election official said.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week