Monday, September 24, 2007

September 25 in Boston: Election Day Lite

In some parts of Boston, Tuesday, September 25, is election day.
In East Boston, there's a primary in the special election for a new state representative.
There are four Democrats on the ballot: Carlo Basile, Mary Berninger, Jeff Drago, and Gloribell Mota.
Also being decided tomorrow are the finalists for two district seats on the City Council.
To fill the seat being vacated in Allston-Brighton's District Nine, there will be six names on the ballot. The active candidates are Mark Ciommo, Gregory Glennon, Rosy Hanlon, Alex Selvig, and Tim Schofield.
And three candidates are on the ballot in Roxbury's District Seven: Althea Garrison, Carlos Henriquez, and the incumbent, Chuck Turner.
The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. There will be some changes this year in polling places, especially in District Seven. To get more information about where to vote, you can go online to the Boston Election Dept. or call 617 635-3767.