Special State Election
Second Suffolk and Middlesex Senate District*

Calendar  

(to fill vacancy caused by the resignation of Senator Steven A. Tolman)

August 2, 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.

November 1, 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.

November 7, 2011

Certification of nomination papers must be completed

November 8, 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.

November 14, 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.

November 17, 2011

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

November 23, 2011
(day before Thanksgiving)

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.).

December 13, 2011

State Primary

December 19, 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.

December 21, 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.).

December 22, 2011

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

January 10, 2012

State Election

300 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

* Suffolk County

BOSTON -
Wd. 4, Pcts. 7, 10;
Wd. 5, Pcts. 2, 9, 10;
Wd. 21, Pcts. 1-3, 5, 8-16;
Wd. 22, Pcts. 3, 4, 6-13

Middlesex County

Belmont
CAMBRIDGE -
Wd. 9, Pcts. 2, 3;
Wd. 10, Pcts. 1, 3;
Wd. 11
Watertown