Photo: The Town Clerk’s office is located on the first floor of the Belmont Town Hall
Nomination Papers for the April 2, 2024 annual Town Election are now available for pick up at the Town Clerk’s office in Town Hall during office hours.
- Nomination Papers must be picked up in person by the candidate, they cannot be emailed or mailed.
- All candidates must be registered voters of Belmont at the time they return the signed Nomination Papers and the name will appear on the ballot as registered to vote.
- To get your name on the ballot for Town-wide office requires at least 50 certified signatures of registered Belmont voters.
- To get your name on the ballot for Town Meeting Member requires at least 25 certified signatures of registered Belmont voters of your Precinct only.
The deadline to submit the signed Nomination Papers is Feb. 13, at 5 p.m.
Elected Town Meeting Members currently serving do not need to file signed Nomination papers as long as they submit their Letter of Intention to Run for Re-election by Jan. 23, 2024. The Intention Letters will be mailed in mid-December to each Town Meeting Member whose term is expiring in 2024. Check the Town Meeting Member webpage to check your term expiration year here: https://www.belmont-ma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6831/f/uploads/tmm_effective_48.pdf
For more information, check out the Town Clerk’s webpages here: https://www.belmont-ma.gov/town-clerk/pages/elections-how-to-run-for-elected-office-town-meeting-member and https://www.belmont-ma.gov/town-clerk/news/nomination-papers-now-available-for-town-wide-office-and-town-meeting-member
Feel free to email, call, or visit the Town Clerk’s office with any questions ( firstname.lastname@example.org 617-993-2603 and Town Hall hours: Monday 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Tuesday to Thursday, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.; and Friday, from 8 p.m. to noon).