Municipal Elections 2018 – as of Jan 22


Municipal elections 2018 deadlines – Info as of Jan. 22

All change starts at the local level. We need to elect progressives to select boards, school committees, town meetings, and more. You can be the progressive candidate your town needs.

Interested in running for local office? Nomination papers are already available in the following towns, or will be available very soon. Where the information is available, we have also collected the positions available in each town, the deadline for submitting your paperwork back to your town, and a link for more information. Click here to access that information. Please be sure to double-check the information directly with your town clerk’s office, just in case of any errors on our part.

 

TownDate the 2018 Nomination Papers are AvailableDeadline to Acquire Nomination Papers
ACTONnow2/2/18
ACUSHNETnow
AVONnow
BARREnow2/8/18
BEDFORDclosedclosed
BELMONTnow
BERKLEYnow3/22/18
BLACKSTONEnow
BREWSTERnow3/30/18
BRIDGEWATERnow
BROOKLINEnow
BURLINGTONnow2/15/18
CANTONnow
CARVERnow3/8/18
CHELMSFORDnow2/9/18
DARTMOUTHnow2/9/18
DEDHAMnow2/22/18
EASTONnow
GRANVILLEnow
HADLEYnow2/15/18
HALIFAXnow3/28/18
HAMILTONnow
HOPKINTONnow
HUDSONnow 
IPSWICHnow3/27/18
KINGSTONnow
LEXINGTONclosedclosed
LINCOLNnow
LITTLETONnow3/21/18
LYNNFIELDnow2/21/18
MARSHFIELDnow
MAYNARDnow3/9/18
MEDFIELDnow
MILFORDnow
MILLBURYnow
NATICKnow
NEEDHAMnow
NORTH ANDOVERnow2/2/18
NORTH READINGnow
ORANGEclosedclosed
PELHAM REGISTRARSnow3/23/18
PEMBROKEnow
PEPPERELLnow
PETERSHAMclosedclosed
PLAINVILLEnow
RAYNHAMnow3/8/18
READINGnow2/12/18
ROWLEYnow3/16/18
SCITUATEnow 
SEEKONKnow
SHARONnow3/23/18
SOMERSETnow2/15/18
STERLINGnow
STONEHAMnow2/9/18
STURBRIDGEnow
SWANSEAnow2/15/18
TEWKSBURYnow
TISBURYnow
TYRINGHAMnow3/15/18
UPTONnow
WAREHAMnow2/9/18
WAYLANDnow
WELLESLEYclosedclosed
WELLFLEETnow3/8/18
WENHAMnow
WEST TISBURYnow 
WESTBOROUGHclosedclosed
WESTFORDnow2/13/18
WESTMINSTERnow3/6/18
WESTPORTnow2/15/18
WESTWOODnow3/2/18
WINCHESTERnow2/2/18
WRENTHAMnow

 

Decided to run for office? Tell us at the following Action Together Massachusetts Facebook post, so that your fellow ATM-ers can support your candidacy.

If your town’s deadline is not listed, click here for a spreadsheet of municipal elections in Massachusetts. Some cities/towns do not have information available online; if you have information to contribute, please fill out the contact form on our website (https://actiontogetherma.com/about/contact/).

In addition, deadlines to register to vote are fast approaching in the following towns. Not sure if you are registered to vote? Click here to find your voter registration status. If you do need to register to vote, click here.

 

Town

 

Last Day to Register to Vote in Election
BEDFORD2/16/18
LEXINGTON2/13/18
ORANGE2/13/18
PETERSHAM2/13/18

 

When you get the date for your local election, add it to your calendar to VOTE. Contact five neighbors/friends in your town and remind THEM to vote. You can see who is running in the election by checking your town website or the local League of Women Voters.

 

Lastly, the following towns have posted notice of upcoming annual or special town meetings.

 

TownTown Meeting
BLACKSTONESpecial 1/24/18
BURLINGTON1/22/2018
LEYDENSpecial 1/22/18
LONGMEADOWSpecial 1/25/18
NORTH ANDOVERSpecial 1/30/18
PLAINFIELDSpecial 1/23/18
STOCKBRIDGE1/22/18
STONEHAM1/29/18