Elections

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2022 State Primary Final Results


2022 Town Election Results

May 16, 2022 Town Election Results

In accordance with the General Laws of Massachusetts, notifications of a forthcoming local election must be given at least seven days in advance. The warrant is posted on town bulletin boards, and a copy is mailed to each voter; the Selectmen also publish it in the local newspapers.

In Town elections, the polls are open from 7 am to 8 pm.

Caucus

The Caucus is a meeting at which candidates for town office are nominated. 

2022 Caucus Results

Click here to view 2022 Caucus results 

If you have any questions, please call Felicia Hoffman, Town Clerk at 508-785-0032 x 226.

Nomination Papers

Candidates for town office who were not nominated at the Town Caucus and wish to run for town office can obtain nomination papers from the Town Clerk anytime after March 1. Nomination papers must be submitted to the Board of Registrars by 5 pm on March 28. A minimum of 39 registered voter signatures would be required for nomination.

Open Hearing

Warrant articles for the town meeting are reviewed at Open Hearings.

Annual Town Meeting

Final warrant articles for the town are voted on at the Annual Town Meeting.

Special Town Meeting

Special Town Meetings are meetings called to vote on a specific topic.

Annual Town Election

Candidates for town office are voted on as well as any ballot questions at the Annual Town Election.

State Elections

State Elections are elections held for state and federal candidates as well as ballot questions.