Special State Election
Worcester & Middlesex Senatorial District*

Calendar

(to fill vacancy caused by the resignation of Senator Jennifer L. Flanagan)

July 4, 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.

September 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.

October 2, 2017

Certification of nomination papers must be completed

October 3, 2017

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.

October 6, 2017

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.

October 12, 2017

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

October 18, 2017

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.).

November 7, 2017

State Primary

November 13, 2017

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.

November 15, 2017

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.).

November 16, 2017

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

December 5, 2017

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

*Worcester County
FITCHBURG
GARDNER
LEOMINSTER
Berlin
Bolton
Clinton - Pcts. 1, 2
Lancaster
Lunenburg
Sterling
Westminster

Middlesex County
Townsend