Our next Annual Town Election takes place on: Tuesday, May 2nd, 2023
Polling Location & Time
There is one polling location for all precincts in Town: Fowler School – 3 Tiger Drive.
The polls are open from 7 am to 8 pm.
Absentee/Vote By Mail Ballot Application
Absentee Ballots are available at the Town Clerk’s office for the May 2nd, 2023, Local Election. Applications for Vote by Mail must be in the Town Clerk's Office by Tueday, Aoril 25, 2023. Deadline to vote in person is Noon on May 1st, 2023. For a Vote by Mail application, click here
Testing of Voting Equipment – TBD
The test for the ballot tabulating equipment for the upcoming Annual Town Election will be posted soon. There has been no change in type of voting equipment used by the Town of Maynard since the last election.
Testing will be held in Town Hall located at:
195 Main Street
Michael J. Gianotis Meeting Room 201
Elective Offices to Be Filled in 2023
|Positions Available||Elected Position||Term|
|2||Select Board||3 years|
|1||Select Board||1 year (fill an unexpired term)|
|2||School Committee||3 years|
|1||Trustees of the Maynard Public Library||3 years|
|1||Regional Vocational School Committee||3 years|
|1||Maynard Housing Authority||4 years (fill an unexpired term)|
Any registered Maynard voter shall be eligible to hold any elective town office.
Nomination Paperwork pulled/returned
- Nomination papers for the listed town offices will be available: Monday, January 23rd, 2023.
- Last Day to obtain nomination papers: Friday, March 10th, 2023.
- Last Day to file nomination papers at Town Clerk’s Office: Tuesday, March 14th, 2023.
- The required number of signatures for candidates is set at 1% of the total number of voters in the Town of Maynard in the last race for Governor. The total number of voters in the 2022 Governor’s Race in Maynard was 5,158. MGL Ch 53, §6 states the number of signatures required cannot be less than 20 and no more than 50.
Nomination Papers may be obtained at:
Maynard Town Hall Town Clerk Office
195 Main Street
Maynard, MA 01754
Candidate Information Packet
Download/view the 2023 Candidate Packet (PDF).
2023 Annual Town Election Calendar
Tuesday, May 2, 2023, Fowler School
7 am to 8 pm
|First Day to Obtain Nomination Papers||Monday, January 23rd||N/A|
|Last Day to Obtain Nomination Papers||Friday, March 10th at 5 pm||MGL c 53 Sec 9A|
|Last Day to Submit Nomination Papers to the Board of Registrars for certification.|
(50 certified signatures required)
|Tuesday, March 14th at 5 pm||MGL c 53, Sec 7|
|Last day for the Select Board to give written notice to the Town Clerk to place a ballot question on the ballot||Friday, March 10th at 5 pm||MGL c 54, Sec 42C|
|Last Day to Object or Withdraw||Thursday, March 30th at 5 pm||MGL c 53, Sec 11|
|Last Day to Register to Vote in Town Election||Tuesday, April 21st at 5 pm||MGL c 51, Sec 26, 28|
|Deadline to Post Warrant for Election||Tuesday, April 25th||MGL c 39, Sec 10|
|Deadline for Absentee Ballot applications||Monday, May 1st at Noon||MGL c 54 Sec 89|
|Annual Town Election||Tuesday, May 2nd from 7 am to 8 pm||COE c 44, Sec 2|
Campaign Finance Reports Form CPF M102
|Pre- Election Report||8th Day Preceding Election||Monday, April 24th||7 pm|
|Post-Election Report||30th Day After Election||Friday, June 2nd||4 pm|
|Annual Report||Year End||Wednesday, January 19th, 2024||Noon|
Note: If you do not receive any contributions, spend any money (including your own) or incur any liabilities in connection with your campaign, you may sign Form CPF M102-0 (available at the Town Clerk’s Office) for each reporting period in lieu of filing Form CPF M102.
2023 Annual Town Meeting Calendar
|Event||Deadline Date & Time||Law|
|Last Day to Register to Vote||Friday, May 8th at 8 pm||MGL c 51, Sec 26, 28|
|Deadline to Post Warrant for ATM||Monday, May 8th||MGL c 39, Sec 10|
|Annual Town Meeting||Monday, May 15th at 7 pm||COE c 44, Sec 1|