Annual Town Election Information

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

2017 Election

OPEN SEATS FOR 2017 (coming soon)

PULLED PAPERS (coming soon)

Nomination Procedures


Nomination papers are available in the Town Clerk's Office beginning January 3, 2017 for all elected town offices. The annual town election is held on the first Tuesday in April.
  • Town-wide candidates need to obtain 50 certified signatures. We advise a candidate to obtain additional signatures. All signatures are returned the Town Clerk's Office.
  • Town meeting reps need to obtain 25 signatures from their precinct. We advise a candidate to obtain additional signatures. All signatures are returned the Town Clerk's Office.
There are nine precincts in town. Each precinct has 18 town meeting representatives for a total of 162 representatives. Their terms are for three years. At every town election there are at least six town meeting representative positions per precinct that are up for election.

For further information, contact the Town Clerk's Office.

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