Special State Election
12th Bristol Representative District*

Calendar

(to fill vacancy caused by the resignation of Representative Stephen R. Canessa)

April 19, 2011

Last day for a person running in the state primary to enroll in a party or for a person running only in the state election to unenroll from a party, except for newly registered voters.

July 12, 2011

5:00 P.M. last day and hour for submitting nomination papers to local Registrars of Voters or Election Commissioners for the certification of signatures.

July 18, 2011

Certification of nomination papers must be completed

July 19, 2011

5:00 P.M. last day and hour for filing nomination papers, including enrollment certificate and State Ethics Commission receipt, with the Secretary of the Commonwealth.

July 22, 2011

5:00 P.M. last day and hour for filing withdrawals of or objections to all nomination papers and certificates of nomination with the Secretary of the Commonwealth.

July 27, 2011

5:00 P.M. last day and hour for filling vacancies caused by withdrawals for primary candidates.

August 3, 2011

Last day to register voters for the state primary; registration hours 9:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. (except in towns under 1500 registered voters, registration hours 2:00- 4:00 P.M. and 7:00-8:00 P.M.).

August 23, 2011

State Primary

August 29, 2011

5:00 P.M. last day and hour for filing withdrawals of or objections to nominations made at the state primary and for filing written acceptances by write-in or sticker candidates who won in the state primary with the Secretary of the Commonwealth.

August 31, 2011

Last day to register voters for the state election; registration hours 9:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. (except in towns under 1500 registered voters, registration hours 2:00- 4:00 P.M. and 7:00-8:00 P.M.).

September 1, 2011

5:00 P.M. last day and hour for filling vacancies caused by withdrawals at the state primary.

September 20, 2011

State Election

150 certified signatures required for all candidates.

Please see:

A Candidate's Guide to Special Elections

also available from:

Elections Division
One Ashburton Place, Room 1705
Boston, MA 02108-1512
Telephone 617-727-2828 or 800-462-VOTE
     
For information about campaign contributions and expenses contact:

Office of Campaign and Political Finance
One Ashburton Place, Room 411
Boston, MA 02108
Telephone: 617-979-8300 or 800-462-OCPF

*Bristol County

Freetown - Pct. 3

NEW BEDFORD

Wd. 1, Pcts. F, G;

Wd. 3, Pcts. A, B, C, D, E;

Wd. 4, Pcts. D, E

TAUNTON - Wd. 4, Pct. A

Plymouth County

Lakeville - Pcts. 2, 3

Middleborough - Pcts. 2, 4