Special State Election -
Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex Senate District*

Calendar  

(to fill vacancy caused by the resignation of Senator Scott P. Brown)

December 9, 2009

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.

March 2, 2010

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.

March 8, 2010

Certification of nomination papers must be completed

March 9, 2010

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.

March 12, 2010

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.

March 18, 2010

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

March 24, 2010

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.). .

April 13, 2010

State Primary

April 20, 2010

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.

April 21, 2010

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.).

April 23, 2010

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

May 11, 2010

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 617-727-8353 or 800-462-OCPF

*Norfolk County

Franklin
  Pcts. 2, 3, 4
Millis
Needham
Norfolk
Plainville
Wellesley
  Pcts. B, F, G
Wrentham

Bristol County

ATTLEBORO
  Wds. 1, 2; Wd. 3 pct. A
North Attleborough

Middlesex County

Natick
  Pcts. 6, 7, 9, 10
Sherborn
Wayland