Special State Election
Second Hampden and Hamphshire Senate District*

Calendar  

(to fill vacancy caused by the resignation of Senator Michael R. Knapik)

June 4, 2013

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 27, 2013

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 30, 2013

Certification of nomination papers must be completed

September 3, 2013

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 6, 2013

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 11, 2013

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

September 18, 2013

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 8, 2013

State Primary

October 15, 2013

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 16, 2013

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 18, 2013

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

November 5, 2013

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

*Hampden County:

Agawam
CHICOPEE
 Wd. 7
 Wd. 8, pct. A
 Wd. 9, pct. A
Granville
HOLYOKE
Montgomery
Russell
Southwick
Tolland
WESTFIELD

Hampshire County:

Easthampton
Southampton