The deadline for registering to vote in the Special State Primary next month is 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 in Malden, according to an email from Carol Ann Desiderio, assistant registrar of voters for the City Clerk's Office.
The primary is slated for 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15.
Seven Democratic candidates are vying for former Congressman Edward Markey's seat in Congress, including:
- State Sen. William Brownsberger, Belmont
- State Sen. Katherine Clark, Melrose
- Middlesex Sheriff Peter Koutoujian, Waltham
- Former Lexington School Committee member Martin Long, Arlington
- Paul Maison, Stoneham
- State Rep. Carl Sciortino, Jr., Medford
- State Sen. Karen Spilka, Ashland
- Frank Addivinola, Jr., Boston
- Michael Stopa, Holliston
- Tom Tierney, Framingham
For more information, call the City Clerk's Office at 781-397-7123.