Special State Election -
3rd Essex Senatorial District*

Calendar  

(to fill vacancy caused by the resignation of Senator Thomas M. McGee)

October 3, 2017

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.

December 26, 2017

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.

December 29, 2017

Certification of nomination papers must be completed

January 2, 2018

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.

January 5, 2018

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.

January 10, 2018

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

January 17, 2018

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.).

February 6, 2018

State Primary

February 12, 2018

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.

February 14, 2018

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.).

February 15, 2018

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

March 6, 2018

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 617-727-8353 or 800-462-OCPF

*LYNN
Lynnfield
Marblehead
Nahant
Saugus
Swampscott