A person walks into the Ward 3 polling station at the McKeown School on Balch Street in Beverly on Tuesday during the city election.

Today is Election Day in many cities across Massachusetts.

Stay with The Salem News throughout the night for live coverage of the municipal elections in Salem, Peabody and Beverly, where there are a number of contested races underway for City Council and School Committee.

Check back frequently to the blog here for the latest updates and follow along on Twitter @salemnews. Our reporters will also be sharing live updates via Twitter.

For Salem coverage, follow Dustin Luca, @DustinLucaSN, and Taylor Bradford, @taybradford97.

For Beverly, follow Paul Leighton, @HeardInBeverly.

And for Peabody, follow Ethan Forman, @TannerSalemNews.