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.
- 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 Silver: 0 percent.
- There are 2 Green-Rainbow (or other) voters. (Jill Stein’s odds are Romneyesque.)
- Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Find your polling place here.