ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION - MARCH 6, 2017
The Petersham Annual Town Election will be held on March 6, 2017. Nomination papers are now available. The last day to register to vote is Tuesday, February 14, 2017. The last day for obtaining and returning papers is Monday, January 16, 2017 at 5:00 PM. Papers must be obtained from the Town Clerk. The following offices will appear on the ballot:
Moderator – 3 years – currently held by Bart Wendell
Board of Selectmen – 3 years – currently held by Fredrik Marsh
Treasurer – 3 years – currently held by Dana Robinson
Board of Assessors – 3 years - currently held by Ellen Anderson
Board of Health – 3 years – currently held by Stephen Loring (appointed)
Petersham School Committee – 3 years – currently held by Angela Danielson (appointed)
Planning Board – 3 years – currently held by John Lawson
Planning Board – 3 years – currently held by Fraser Sinclair
Trustees of Public Library – 3 years – currently held by Kent Byron
Trustees of Public Library – 1 year – currently held by Fifi Scoufopoulos (appoin
SPECIAL TOWN MEETING WARRANT
The Warrant for the December 12, 2016 Special Town Meeting scheduled for 7:30 pm has been posted below:
Special Town Meeting Warrant
STATE ELECTION WARRANT
The Warrant for the November 8, 2016 State Election has been posted below:
State Election Warrant
PETERSHAM EARLY VOTING
We are excited to announce that all registered voters will be able to vote before Election Day for the first time ever in Massachusetts. Early voting will begin on October 24th and continue through November 4th, 2016.
For more information click on the link below.
EARLY VOTING - INFORMATION
EARLY VOTING - APPLICATION
2016 GENERAL VOTER INFORMATION
ARTICLES #41 & #42 FROM 6-6-2016 ATM APPROVED
The Attorney General has approved Articles #41 and #42 from the June 6, 2016 Town Meeting. See below for more information.
NOTIFICATION OF APPROVAL
ARTICLE #41 - FINAL VERSION
ARTICLE #42 - FINAL VERSION
Elections for 2016
Click here to view Warrant for September 8, 2016 State Primary
Click here to view Warrants for March 2016 elections.
March 7, 2016 - Annual Town Election
The Annual Town Election will be held on Monday, March 7, 2016. The last day to register to vote is February 16, 2016. Any questions may be directed to the Town Clerks Office. Absentee ballots are now available in the Town Clerks office. Additional information on absentee ballots can be found on the bottom of this page.
You may apply for an absentee ballot if you are unable to vote at the polls on election day due to:
1. Absence from Petersham during the hours the polls are open.
2. Physical disability preventing you from going to the polling place.
3. Religious belief .
All applications for absentee ballots must be recieved in writing no later than 12 noon of the day before the election. Applications must be mailed or hand delivered to the Town Clerk's Office.