By The Numbers: Election Day in Boston

The City of Boston released data on its voters Monday and we think it provides a nice snapshot of what’s about to happen here tomorrow. Here’s election day in the city, by the numbers:


  • There are 387,142 registered voters in Boston.
  • That’s 28,930 additional voters since the primaries.
  • In 2008, 62 percent of Boston’s registered voters came out to vote. That’s about even with the nationwide rate.

By Party:

  • There are 211,316 registered Democrats.
  • There are 147,858 unenrolled voters.
  • There are 25,903 registered Republicans.
  • In related news: Odds that Mitt Romney will carry Massachusetts, according to Nate Silver0 percent.
  • There are 2 Green-Rainbow (or other) voters. (Jill Stein’s odds are Romneyesque.)

The hours:

  • Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Find your polling place here.