Elections

2024 Candidate PacketElection Day November 2012


2024 ELECTION CALENDAR


ELECTION TYPE
DATE OF ELECTION
ELECTION DAY LOCATION
ELECTION DAY HOURS
                  DEADLINE TO                   REGISTER TO VOTE
Presidential Primary
Tuesday, March 5, 2024
Fowler School- 3 Tiger Drive
7 AM - 8 PM
 5 PM- Saturday, February 24th
5 PM- Tuesday, February 27th
Annual Town Election
Tuesday, May 7, 2024
Fowler School- 3 Tiger Drive7 AM - 8 PM
5 PM- Saturday, April 27th
5 PM- Tuesday, April 30th
State PrimaryTuesday, September 3, 2024Fowler School- 3 Tiger Drive
7 AM - 8 PM
5 PM- Saturday, August 24th
5 PM-  Monday, August 25th
Presidential Election
Tuesday, November 5, 2024Fowler School- 3 Tiger Drive7 AM - 8 PM5 PM- Saturday, October 26th5 PM- Tuesday, October 29th



PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY- EARLY VOTING IN PERSON

An application is not required to vote early in person... Just show up and vote!

When: February 24th - March 1st                                                                                                                                          

Location: Town Hall - 195 Main Street - Lower level - Soup Campbell Room

DAY
DATE
HOURS
SaturdayFebruary 24th9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
MondayFebruary 26th8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
February 27th
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
WednesdayFebruary 28th8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
ThursdayFebruary 29th8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
FridayMarch 1st8:00 AM - 12:00 PM





Testing of Voting Equipment

The test for the ballot tabulating equipment for the upcoming Presidential Primary will be held on Tuesday, February 20th, 2024 at 9:00 am. 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 2024 - Annual Town Election

Positions AvailableElected PositionTerm
2Select Board3 years
2School Committee3 years
1Trustees of the Maynard Public Library3 years
1Moderator3 years


Eligible Candidates

Any registered Maynard voter shall be eligible to hold any elective town office.

Nomination Paperwork pulled/returned

Nomination Papers

  • Nomination papers for the listed town offices will be available:  Monday, January 22nd, 2024.
  • Last Day to file nomination papers at Town Clerk’s Office: by 5PM - Tuesday, March 12th, 2024.
  • 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. Candidates are required to obtain 50 verified signatures to appear on the ballot for the Annual Town Election.

Nomination Papers may be obtained at:

Maynard Town Hall - Town Clerk's Office
195 Main Street 
Maynard, MA 01754

Candidate Information Packet

Download/view the 2024 Candidate Packet (PDF).


EventDeadlineLaw Reference
First Day to Obtain Nomination PapersMonday, January 22nd N/A
Last Day to Submit Nomination Papers to the Board of Registrars for certification.
(50 certified signatures required)
Tuesday, March 12th by 5 pmMGL c 53, Sec 7
Last Day to Object or WithdrawThursday, March 28th by 5 pmMGL c 53, Sec 11


2024 Annual Town Meeting Calendar

Monday, May 20th - 7 PM - Fowler School Auditorium

EventDeadline Date & TimeLaw
Last Day to Register to VoteFriday, May 10th at 8 pmMGL c 51, Sec 26, 28
Annual Town MeetingMonday, May 20th at 7 pmCOE c 44, Sec 1


Campaign Finance Reports Form CPF M102 - 2024

ReportDeadlineDateTime
Pre- Election Report8th Day Preceding ElectionMonday, April 29th 4 pm
Post-Election Report30th Day After ElectionThursday, June 6th4 pm
Annual ReportYear EndMonday, January 20th, 2025Noon

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.