OFFICE OF THE TOWN CLERK
ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION SCHEDULE
MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2018
Nomination Papers available Thursday, January 4, 2018.
Thursday, February 8, 2018 5PM: Last day to take out nomination papers. Nomination papers are furnished only to candidates or to their representatives presenting signed authorization.
NUMBER OF SIGNATURES: Not less than THIRTY-ONE (31). Must be signed by Registered Voters in person.
Monday, February 12,2018 5PM: Last day and hour to submit Nomination Papers to the Board of Registrars for certification of signatures.
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 5PM: Last day and hour to file an objection or withdraw nomination by filing with Town Clerk a Written Request over a signature which has been duly acknowledged before a Notary Public.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018: Last day and hour to REGISTER AS A VOTER.
POLLS OPEN AT 10 AM AND REMAIN OPEN UNTIL 8 PM ON ELECTION DAY.
- MGL C. 53 S. 6 requires nomination papers be signed by 1 % of the total votes cast at the last governor's race. In the November 4, 2014 State Election - Acushnet voters cast 3,145 votes thus requiring a minimum of 31 valid registered voter signatures.