Annual Town Election Information

  1. Local Election Postponed until June 2, 2020

    Absentee ballot requests are still being filled and all local election materials will contain the original election date of April 7, 2020. The new date to register to vote for the local election is May 22nd by 8:00 PM. Read on...
  2. Town Clerk Services and Covid-19

    In Person Services Suspended Read on...
  3. Absentee Ballots are available for the April 7, 2020 Local Election

    Requests in writing must include your name, address and signature. Email requests to townclerk@townofchelmsford.us Read on...
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Annual Town Elections are always held on the first Tuesday in April

Polls are open from 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Polling Locations are:
Senior Center - Precinct 2 & 3
 McCarthy Middle School - Precincts 1,4,5,6, and 9 large gym
McCarthy Middle School - Precincts 7 & 8 small gym


Nomination Procedures


Nomination papers are available in the Town Clerk's Office beginning the first week in January 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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