Deadline is today for voters to register for Sept. 24 preliminary vote

The city is reminding voters that today is the deadline to register to vote, update your address, or to change your political party for the Sept. 24 preliminary municipal election in Boston.

Residents who are looking to register to vote or make a change to their current registration may do so by applying in person at City Hall, requesting an application by mail by calling the Boston Election Department at (617) 635-3767 or by downloading a mail-in registration form off of the department website.

The Boston Election Department (City Hall – Room 241) will be open until 8 p.m. today to accommodate last-minute registrations, the city said. Those looking to fill out a voter-registration form after 5 p.m. today should enter City Hall by the Congress Street entrance.

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All registrations that are mailed to the Election Department must be postmarked by today in order to be eligible for the upcoming election, which includes the mayoral race and City Council races.