Candidates may be nominated for elective office at a town meeting in March or by a written petition signed by ten registered voters and filed in the Town office at least 21 days (Monday, April 13, 2020) before the election. Nominations in person are typically made by one person and seconded by another.
In 2020 the nominations meeting will be held in our Town Hall on Wednesday, March 25 at 7:30 PM. Candidates' write-in petitions must be returned to the Town Office by Monday, April 13.
Candidates for mayor and council members must be citizens of the United States, must have resided in the town for at least one year prior to their election and must be qualified voters of the town. All persons nominated and running for elective office must file a financial disclosure not later than 21 days prior to the Town election (Monday, April 13).