Reminder: nomination papers for 2020 Town Election due March 10

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Reminder: nomination papers for 2020 Town Election due March 10

All nomination papers are due on March 10, 2020

The annual Town Election will be held on Tuesday, April 28, 2020.

To be placed upon the ballot, Town Wide candidates must obtain a minimum of 50 legible signatures from registered voters. Town Meeting Member candidates must obtain a minimum of 10 legible signatures from the precinct in which they reside.

Town Wide Offices:

  • Two Members of the SELECT BOARD and SURVEYOR OF THE HIGHWAY for a term of three years
  • A TOWN TREASURER for a term of one year
  • One ASSESSOR for a term of three years
  • Two SCHOOL COMMITTEE members for a term of three years
  • One PARK COMMISSIONER for a term of three years
  • One Member of the BOARD of HEALTH for a term of three years
  • Three TRUSTEES of the PUBLIC LIBRARY for a term of three years
  • One TRUSTEE of the CEMETERY for a term of five years
  • One Member of the HOUSING AUTHORITY for a term of five years
  • One PLANNING BOARD member for a term of three years.

Representative Town Meeting Member:

Precinct One:

Nine for a term of three years
One for a term of one year to fill a vacancy

Precinct Two:

Nine for a term of three years

Precinct Three:

Ten for a term of three years

Precinct Four:

Nine for a term of three years
One for a term of two years to fill a vacancy

Precinct Five:

Eight for a term of three years
One for a term of one year to fill a vacancy

Precinct Six:

Ten for a term of three years

Precinct Seven:

Nine for a term of three years
One for a term of two years to fill a vacancy

Precinct Eight:

Ten for a term of three years

Precinct Nine:

Ten for a term of three years

Precinct Ten:

Eight for a term of three years
One for a term of one year to fill a vacancy

For a daily listing of candidates that have pulled nomination papers kindly refer to the daily activity link on the home page of the Office of the Town Clerk website or contact the Office of the Town Clerk for more information at 617-898-4859.

How to submit your political candidacy announcements on the Milton Scene:

Free candidacy announcements are due to the Milton Scene no later than three weeks (21 days) prior to the date of the election. Candidacy announcements received after the due date will not be posted on the Milton Scene or Milton Neighbors.

General requirements:

  • Please email your submission to [email protected].
  • Submissions sent later than three weeks prior to the election will not be published.
  • Please send your announcement in Microsoft Word or via regular email.
  • Please do not send fliers or PDFs.
  • Please do not format your content with different fonts, etc. We will be formatting your content to fit the Milton Scene template.
  • When referencing event times, please use this style: Feb. 4, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • We recommend 600 words or less.
  • A photo is recommended. If you do not include a photo, we will include our general election photo.

Photos and images:

  • Please send your writing and images in separate files (do not embed an image in a PDF or Microsoft Word page).
  • The standard size that we use is 777x437px. JPG or PNG file formats preferred.

View more about how to submit your candidacy announcement to the Milton Scene.

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