Ward and Town Committees
Calendar of Events
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
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
For further information, please contact:
Secretary of the Commonwealth -
One Ashburton Place, Room 1705
Boston, Massachusetts 02108
617-727-2828 or 800-462-VOTE