Polling Location Changes for September 1 Election + Still Time to Register to Vote!

There are 20 polling location changes across Boston that voters should be aware of before heading to vote on September 1. None of the precinct polling location changes or entrance changes are in Jamaica Plain, albeit the polling location at 125 Amory Street (Amory Street Apartments) is being relocated to 120 Amory Street (Word of Life Tabernacle Church). All of the polling location changes and entrance changes are below. The following is from the City of Boston:

Still Time to Register to Vote

You can register to vote either in person at the Election Department in City Hall in room 241, by mail, online or through the Registry of Motor Vehicles by August 22, 2020 at 8 pm to vote in the State Primary election. Early Voting

Registered voters can also decide to vote during the early voting period from Saturday, August 22 through Friday, August 28, 2020.


Virtual Senate and Congressional Candidates Forum on August 12

Six Boston Democratic Ward Committees are sponsoring a virtual candidates forum for two Congressional Districts and U.S. Senate on August 12. The candidate forum begins at 5:30 pm, and will be available to the public through Zoom and sponsored by the Democratic Committees of Wards 8, 9, 10, 11, 19, and 20. Tanisha Sullivan, President of the Boston Chapter of the NAACP, will moderate the forum. The forum will include Congressman Stephen Lynch, D-8th, and his Democratic Party challenger Robbie Goldstein, who has positioned himself as less conservative than Lynch. U.S. Senator Ed Markey and his Democratic Party challenger Congressman Joe Kennedy, will also address the forum.


Watch Live: Incarcerated Population Asking ?s to Sen. Markey & Rep. Kennedy in July 7 Debate

U.S. Senator Ed Markey and his opponent U.S. Congressman Joseph Kennedy III will debate live on Facebook on July 7 with a unique twist to the debate. The Suffolk County Sheriff's Department will host the debate and questions will be posed by the incarcerated population. Congressman Kennedy (MA D-4th) was first elected in 2013, and is trying to unseat his fellow Democrat Markey, who was also elected senator in 2013 after being the Congressman for the 7th District from 1976 to 2013. The forum will be streamed on Facebook Live on Tuesday, July 7th at 10:30 am. Candidates will each appear individually.


Former Prez Candidate Andrew Yang Endorses Robbie Goldstein to Unseat Lynch

Former presidential candidate Andrew Yang has endorsed Robbie Goldstein in his challenge to unseat Congressman Stephen Lynch D-8th MA

Yang gained popularity as a top candidate for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, and his followers were called the Yang Gang. He suspended his campaign in February and endorsed Joe Biden. Yang retweeted Goldstein's tweet above on May 22. Goldstein will face Lynch in the Democratic primary in September. "My impression of Congressman Lynch comes from my own experience and what I’ve heard from other voters and residents: that he has failed to lead on these and other issues that impact every person in the 8th District in one way or another.