This year’s election date is March 5, 2019.
Wellesley has a representative Town Meeting for 240 members elected by voting precinct. Town Meeting Members have staggered three year terms so 10 are elected each year from each precinct. Town Meeting meets in March/April to vote on operating budgets, capital expenditures and bylaws for the town.
Town meeting precincts, total members, and election terms:
How to find out which precinct you’re in
Mass.gov has a nifty page where you can plug in your address and it will tell you not only where to vote, but who our Town Clerk is (that would be KC Kato), the names of our elected officials and district representatives and links to their pages that include their phone numbers, emails, and other information
It’s a process
The process of Wellesley’s elections begins with candidates obtaining nomination papers from the Town Clerk. Candidates then solicit signatures of registered voters and return the papers to the Town Clerk for certification.
Important dates for Town Meeting candidates:
January 25, 2019: candidates must obtain nomination papers in person from the Town Clerk’s Office by 5pm.
January 29, 2019: candidates must return nomination papers in person to the Town Clerk’s office for certification by 5pm.
Please call town clerk KC Kato at 781-431-1019 ext. 2250 if you have any questions about running for municipal office.