Nomination papers will be available in Acushnet on Friday, 1/3/20. Anyone wishing to run for office needs to take out nomination papers, gather the proper number of signatures, and return the papers by the deadline. The annual town election is set for Saturday, 5/16/20. This is the first year the town will hold its elections on a Saturday.
Nomination papers available on 1/3/20. The last day to take out papers is Thursday, 3/26/20, at 5 p.m.
Candidates must gather not less than FORTY-TWO (42) signatures of registered voters.
The last day to submit nomination papers to the Board of Registrars is Saturday, 3/28/20, by 5 p.m.
The last day to file an objection or withdraw nomination by filing with the Town Clerk a written request over signature which has been duly acknowledged before a Notary Public is Tuesday, 4/14/20, by 5 p.m.
The last day to register as a voter is Saturday, 4/25/20, by 8 p.m.
The election will be held on Saturday, 5/16/20. Polls will open at 8 a.m. and close at 6 p.m.
Contact the Town Clerk’s office with any questions, at 508-998-0215, 130 Main St., Parting Ways Building, Acushnet, MA 02743.
Outgoing Officers/ Vacancies
Moderator, Nicholas J. Gomes; Town Clerk, Pamela A. Labonte; Selectboard, Roger A. Cabral; Assessor, Marc F. Centerizio; Board of Health, Robert Medeiros; School Committee (two seats), David Michael DeTerr, Jody J. Tavares; Commissioner of Trust Funds, William A. Krause; Planning Commissioner, Philip A. Mello; Cemetery Board, Joanne K. Cioper; Trustee of Free Public Library (two seats), Henry T. Preston, Joan M. Howland; Park Commissioner, Michael A. Matton; Housing Authority, for remainder of unexpired term ending 5/4/22, vacant; Housing Authority, Isabel M. Sousa; Tree Warden, Raymond F. Barlow.
Support local journalism, donate to the Neighb News with PayPal.
Click here to download the entire 1/2/20 issue: 01-02-20 OldTimeHoliday