Special State Election
2nd Plymouth and Bristol Senatorial District*

Calendar

(to fill vacancy caused by the death of Senator Thomas Kennedy)

August 4, 2015

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.

August 25, 2015

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.

August 31, 2015

Certification of nomination papers must be completed

September 1, 2015

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.

September 4, 2015

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.

September 10, 2015

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

September 16, 2015

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.).

October 6, 2015

State Primary

October 13, 2015

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.

October 14, 2015

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.).

October 16, 2015

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

November 3, 2015

State Election

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

* Plymouth County
BROCKTON
East Bridgewater - Pcts. 1, 2, 3
Halifax
Hanover
Hanson
Plympton
Whitman

* Bristol County
Easton - Pcts. 1, 2