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Voters Head To Polls In Boston, Throughout Mass.

It's Election Day in Massachusetts as voters in 53 communities across the state head to the polls for municipal elections. (Find your polling place.)

In Boston, all of the City Council seats are up for election, including the four city-wide at-large seats.

As of 6 p.m. Tuesday, more than 14 percent of the city's registered voters — some 50,000 — had cast ballots. Boston's polls close at 8 p.m.

Elsewhere, incumbent mayors face challengers in Fall River, Fitchburg, Quincy, Springfield and Holyoke, among others. There's also an open mayoral race in Fall River.

The following cities and towns have elections scheduled for Tuesday: Amesbury, Attleboro, Barnstable, Beverly, Boston, Braintree, Brockton, Cambridge, Chelsea, Chicopee, Easthampton, Everett, Fall River, Fitchburg, Franklin, Gardner, Gloucester, Haverhill, Holyoke, Newton, North Adams, Northampton, Peabody, Pittsfield, Quincy, Randolph, Revere, Salem, Saugus, Somerville, Springfield, Taunton, Waltham, Watertown, West Springfield, Westfield, Weymouth, Winthrop, Woburn and Worcester. Three towns — Brewster, Shutesbury and South Hadley — are holding special elections, as well.

With additional reporting by State House News Service

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This program aired on November 8, 2011. The audio for this program is not available.

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