TOWN ELECTION CALENDAR
ELECTION DAY APRIL 7, 2018
Last Day to Obtain Nomination Papers: Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Last day to File Nomination Papers with the
Board of Registrars of Voters for
Certification on Names 5:00 P.M. Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Last Day to File Nomination Papers
With the Town Clerk for Candidate’s
Name to go on Ballot 5:00 P.M. Monday, March 05, 2018
Last Day to Protest or Withdraw
Nomination Papers 5:00 P.M. Wednesday, March 07, 2018
Drawing for Ballot Positions: 7:30 P.M. Thursday, March 08, 2018
VOTER REGISTRATION SESSIONS:
REGULAR SESSIONS: 8:30.A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Monday through Friday
LAST DAY TO REGISTER: 8:30 A.M. to 8:00 PM Friday, March 16, 2018
REQUIRED NUMBER OF SIGNATURES:
Major Offices: MUST have fifty (50) certifiable signatures. We suggest at least 100 Signatures:
Town Meeting Representatives: MUST have ten (10) certifiable signatures from your Precinct
ONLY. We suggest a minimum of 15 signatures.
CAMPAIGN EXPENDITURE FORMS: (Town Meeting members are excluded from filing
Campaign Expenditure Forms)
1. A Candidate’s Committee shall organize by filing a statement with the Town Clerk,
Candidate gives consent in writing.
Committee Treasurer gives written acceptance to Town Clerk.
2. Filing Date - for a PREVIOUS ELECTION January 22, 2018
For CURRENT ELECTION:
1ST Filing Date: File with Town Clerk eight (8) days prior to election: March 30, 2018
2nd Filing Date: File with Town Clerk thirty (30) days after the election: May 07, 2018
If Candidate does not receive or expend any money, receive any “In Kind” Contributions, or assume
any liabilities in a reporting period, the Candidate shall still be required to file Form CPF M102.
If the above filing dates are not complied with, the name of the Candidate shall be filed with the Attorney General’s Office as required by Mass. State Laws.