Special Election for Senator in Congress

Calendar  

(to fill vacancy caused by the resignation of John F. Kerry)

Party Candidates

Non-Party Candidates

 

December 6, 2012

December 6, 2012

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.

February 27, 2013

April 3, 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.

March 4, 2013

April 12, 2013

Certification of nomination papers must be completed

March 6, 2013

April 16, 2013

5:00 P.M. last day and hour for filing nominationpapers, including enrollment certificate, with the Secretary of the Commonwealth.

March 8, 2013

April 18, 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.

March 12, 2013

 

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

PLEASE NOTE: ALL DATES AND DEADLINES BELOW ARE THE SAME FOR ALL CANDIDATES

April 10, 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.). .

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

State Primary

May 6, 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.

May 7, 2013

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

June 5, 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.).

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

State Election

300 certified signatures required for all candidates.

Please see:

A Candidate’s Guide to the 2013 Special Election for Senator in Congress

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