Voting & Elections

Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people. ~ Harry Emerson Fosdick


Your Town, Your Voice. Let it be Heard. Let it Lead. Run for Office!

Nomination papers are available in the Town Clerk's Office on January 4, 2021 for the following positions:


TOWN WIDE OFFICES:

  • Two Select Board Members for three years;
  • One School Committee Members for three years;
  • Three Planning Board Members for three years;
  • One Associate Planning Board Member for two years;
  • One Board of Health Member for three years;
  • Two Trustees of Public Library Members for three years;
  • One Cemetery Commission Member for three years;
  • One Housing Authority Member for five years;

TOWN MEETING MEMBERS

  • PRECINCT  1 -   Six for three years; 
  • PRECINCT  2 -   Six for three years;
  • PRECINCT  3 -   Six for three years; One for one year unexpired term
  • PRECINCT  4 -   Six for three years; 
  • PRECINCT  5 -   Six for three years; One for two year unexpired term
  • PRECINCT  6 -   Six for three years; One for two year unexpired term
  • PRECINCT  7 -   Six for three years; 
  • PRECINCT  8 -   Six for three years; Two for one year unexpired term, One for two year unexpired term
  • PRECINCT  9 -   Six for three years; Two for one year unexpired term


See who has pulled papers for the 2021 Local Election!


2021 Political Calendar

ELECTION DAY - TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 2021
POLLING HOURS ARE 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

FIND YOUR PRECINCT
FIND YOUR POLLING LOCATION

 Election Day
Thinking of running for a Town Wide Office?
Nomination papers for local Town-wide positions are available the first week of January. The Annual Town Election takes place on the first Tuesday in April.

In anticipation of an emergency situation or need for evacuation, an Election Contingency Plan  was created by Emergency Management Director, Steve Maffetone together with Town Clerk Patricia Dzuris and in coordination with Chelmsford Public Safety.
The  Election Contingency Plan was accepted by the Board of Registrars on March 16, 2020.