Ward and Town Committees

Ward and Town Committees- Election 2020 Information Guide

MASSACHUSETTS ELECTION CALENDAR 
WARD AND TOWN COMMITTEES 2020 PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY

Calendar of Events

Deadline Dates

Last day for city and town committees to notify the Secretary of the Commonwealth of the number of members to be elected to each ward and town committee.

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Nomination papers available at the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth, Elections Division, and thereafter at city and town clerk’s offices.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Last day for a candidate running for ward or town committee to enroll in the party.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

5:00 p.m. last day and hour to submit nomination papers to local registrars of voters and election commissioners for certification of signatures. (Registrars must sign both sides of the nomination papers.)

Friday, November 8, 2019

5:00 p.m. last day and hour for registrars to complete certification of signatures for ward, town, and state committee.

Friday, November 15, 2019

5:00 p.m. last day and hour to file papers with the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth,  Elections Division.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

5:00 p.m. last day and hour to file withdrawals of or objections to nomination papers with the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth, Elections Division.

Friday, November 22, 2019

PRESIDENTIAL  PRIMARY

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

For further information, please contact:
Secretary of the Commonwealth -
 Elections Division
One Ashburton Place, Room 1705
Boston, Massachusetts 02108
617-727-2828 or 800-462-VOTE