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5th Congressional Election Day Guide in Melrose

Find out where and when to vote in Melrose, who the 5th Congressional District candidates are and their stances on important issues.

A voter casts their ballot. Credit: File photo
A voter casts their ballot. Credit: File photo
Voters from nearly two dozen communities in the Melrose region will head to the polls on Tuesday, Dec. 10 to elect a new U.S. Representative.

The Special State Election voting will take place from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at several polling places around the city. Find out where you can vote here

Voters in the 5th Congressional District will choose which candidate will replace former Congressman Edward Markey, who was elected to John Kerry's seat as a U.S. Senator earlier this year. Candidates whose names will appear on the ballot include:

• Democratic State Sen. and Melrose resident Katherine Clark
• Republican candidate and Boston attorney Frank Addivinola Jr.
• Independent candidate and Arlington attorney James Hall
• Independent candidate and Wellesley financial advisor James Aulenti

See where the candidates stand on a number of issues, including gun control, immigration and energy policy: 
Here are the polling places for each ward and precinct in Melrose:

  • Ward 1, Precinct 1: Roosevelt School, Brunswick Park, 253 Vinton St. (enter at Brunswick Park)
  • Ward 1, Precinct 2: Steele House, 1 Nason Dr.
  • Ward 2, Precinct 1: Horace Mann School, 40 Damon Ave. (entrance at Damon St. rear)
  • Ward 2, Precinct 2: Horace Mann School, 40 Damon Ave. (entrance at Damon St. rear)
  • Ward 3, Precinct 1: Beebe School, 263 West Foster St.
  • Ward 3, Precinct 2: Beebe School, 263 West Foster St.
  • Ward 4, Precinct 1: City Hall, Aldermanic Chambers, 562 Main St.
  • Ward 4, Precinct 2: Winthrop School, 162 First St., Melrose (enter on Ashcroft Road)
  • Ward 5, Precinct 1: Lincoln School, 80 West Wyoming Ave.
  • Ward 5, Precinct 2: Lincoln School, 80 West Wyoming Ave.
  • Ward 6, Precinct 1: City Hall, Aldermanic Chambers, 562 Main St.
  • Ward 6, Precinct 2: Winthrop School, 162 First St., Melrose (enter through Ashcroft Road)
  • Ward 7, Precinct 1: Hoover School, 37 Glendower Rd. (enter through Echo Street)
  • Ward 7, Precinct 2: Hoover School, 37 Glendower Rd. (enter through Echo Street)

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