2021 Town Election Schedule

Party committee notifies selectmen of caucus
Friday, March 19, 2021
(at least 14 days before caucus)
  
Last day to submit unenrolled nomination papers to registrars
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
(fourteen days before filing deadline)
  
Selectmen notify party of polling places
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
(at least ten days before caucus)
  
Public notice of caucus
Saturday,  March 27, 2021
(AT LEAST 7 DAYS BEFORE CAUCUS)
  
Caucus
Saturday, April 3, 2021
(LAST POSSIBLE DATES TO HOLD CAUCUS)
  
Recount petition filed with clerk
Monday, April 5, 2021
(OR WITHIN 2 DAYS OF THE CAUCUS)
  
Claim or contest filed with clerk
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
(OR WITHIN 3 DAYS OF THE CAUCUS)
  
Caucus officer delivers certificate or notice of nomination to candidates
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
(OR WITHIN 3 DAYS OF THE CAUCUS)
  
Last day to file unenrolled nomination papers and caucus nomination certificates with town clerk
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
(WITHIN 72 HRS AFTER CAUCUS)
  
Date to submit Ballot Question verbiage for Town Election (MGL c53 s18a)
Tuesday, April 7, 2021
  
Last day to file objections or withdrawals
Thursday, April 8, 2021
(WITHIN 48 HRS AFTER FILING DEADLINE)
  
Last day to fill vacancy caused by withdrawals
Friday, April 9, 2021
(WITHIN 48 HRS AFTER WITHDRAWAL DEADLINE)
  
Last day to register to Vote for Town Election and Annual Town Meeting
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
  
Town Election
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
  
Annual Town Meeting
Tuesday, May 18, 2021