2020 Annual Town Election

*Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Election Ahead

Local Election has been postponed

The Annual Town Election will be held

Tuesday, *June 9, 2020

Polls open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm.

ELECTION POSTPONED, CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

REGISTERED VOTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ABSENTEE AND EARLY VOTING BY MAIL, CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

 

Last Day to Register to Vote

If you wish to vote in the June 9, 2020  Local Election, you must register to vote at least 10 days before the election by 8 pm on *May 29, 2020.

Voter Registrations received after 8 p.m. on this date will be entered after the Election

 


SAMPLE BALLOTS

PRECINCT 1

PRECINCT 6
PRECINCT 2PRECINCT 7
PRECINCT 3PRECINCT 8
PRECINCT 4PRECINCT 9
PRECINCT 5PRECINCT 10

 


2020 TOWN ELECTION

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 members of the SCHOOL COMMITTEE 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 HOUSING AUTHORITY member for the term of five years

One PLANNING BOARD member for a term of three years

For the most updated listing of cadidates please click on the link below:

2020 Town Wide Candidates

REPRESENTATIVE TOWN MEETING MEMBER:

Incumbent Town Meeting Members who intend to run for re-election must notify the Town Clerk by signing and returning the Intention Postcard by March 3, 2020. Missing the return deadline means you will have to collect signatures on nomination papers.  If you are currently serving as a Town Meeting Member who was elected at caucus, not by Town ballot, you will need to submit nomination papers as a new candidate.  

To be considered a new candidate for Town Meeting Member, you must be at least 18 years old and a registered voter of the Town of Milton.

Signatures of at least 10 registered voters of your precinct are required on the nomination papers. Please be sure the signatures are legible.

Representative Town Meeting Members:

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 the most updated listing candidates please click on the link below:

2020 Town Meeting Member Candidates
 


Getting Your Name on the Ballot

Running for election is simple. Nomination papers are available in the Office of the Town Clerk, have your neighbors and friends who are registered voters sign your papers and submit the signed forms to the Town Clerk by the deadline.

To Be Nominated for Town-wide Office

Signatures of at least 50 registered voters of the Town are required on the nomination papers. The Town Clerk must certify these signatures so we always suggest obtaining about 25% more just to be safe.

To Be Nominated for Town Meeting

Signatures of at least 10 registered voters of your precinct are required on the nomination papers. The Town Clerk must certify these signatures so we always suggest obtaining about 50% more just to be safe. Some current Town Meeting Members will be seeking re-election but all seats are available in each precinct.

Withdrawing Your Name From the Ballot

If you have taken out nomination papers and the signatures have been certified, but you change your mind, you may remove your name from the ballot by notifying the Town Clerk in writing by March 26, 2020.


Campaign Finance Filings and Requirements:

All currently serving Elected Officials must file Year End Campaign Finance Reports by Tuesday, January 21, 2020

All candidates for Town-wide elected office must file campaign finance forms with the Town Clerk. 

2020 Town-Wide Candidates must file campaign finance forms as follows:

Monday, June 1, 2020 -  eight (8) days before local election

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - thirty (30) days after local election 

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - year end report.

FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE FORMS

Form CPF M 102-0: Campaign Finance Report Municipal Form (No Financial Activity)

Form CPF M101: STATEMENT OF ORGANIZATION CANDIDATE'S COMMITTEE MUNICIPAL FORM

Form CPF M 102: Campaign Finance Report Municipal Form (8-Day, 30-Day, Year End)

Form CPF M 102A: Amendment to Campaign Finance Report Municipal Form

Form CPF M101 BQ: STATEMENT OF ORGANIZATION BALLOT QUESTION COMMITTEE MUNICIPAL FORM

Form CPF R 1: Itemization of Reimbursements Office of Campaign and Political Finance

GUIDES AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING CAMPAIGN FINANCE FORMS

Campaign Finance Guide For Municipal Office

Instructions for completing the CPF M 102 Campaign Finance Report Municipal Form

Campaign Finance Disclosure in Municipal Elections

Common Errors Made When Completing Campaign Finance Forms

Public Employee Campaign Finance Guide Office of Campaign and Political Finance

If you need further assistance contact the Office of Campaign and Political Finance

Campaign Finance Reporting for Municipal Candidates Who File Locally Tutorial