More than 372,000 voters are registered for Boston elections

More than 372,000 Bostonians are eligible to vote in tomorrow’s municipal election, Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s office said.

The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, according to the city’s election department.


City Councilor John R. Connolly and State Representative Martin J. Walsh are vying to replace long-time Mayor Menino.

Voters will also elect at-large and district city councilors. Residents of East Boston will vote on the proposed Suffolk Downs casino.

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The city is broken into 22 wards with a varying number of precincts. Ward 18, Hyde Park, is the largest, with 23 precincts and more than 37,000 voters, according to the election department.

Ward Eight, which includes parts of the South End and Roxbury, is the smallest, with just more than 8,000 voters, the department said.

Information on the election can be found at the department webpage. Voters can call 617-635-3767 with any questions.

Melissa Hanson can be reached at or on Twitter @Melissa__Hanson
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