2021 Official Election Calendar

 

Hours

Monday - Wednesday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Friday
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Election Day Polls
7 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Phone

(617) 625-6600  ext 4200
FAX: (617) 625-5643
 

Email

elections@somervillema.gov
 

Address

City Hall
93 Highland Ave.
Lower Level
Somerville, MA 02143

Monday, May 3, 2021 Nomination Papers shall be available for candidates.
Monday, June 7, 2021 Last day to obtain Nomination Papers by 5 p.m.
Wednesday, June 9, 2021 Last day to submit Nomination Papers to the Board of Election Commissioners by 5 p.m.
Last day to submit Statement of Financial Interest (Municipal Ethics Form).
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 Certification of Nomination Papers to be completed, filed by the Board of Election Commissioners by 5 p.m.
Friday, July 2, 2021 Names and Addresses of certified candidates to be posted by the Board of Election Commissioners at 8:30 a.m.
Tuesday, July 6, 2021 Last day for filing withdrawals or protests with the Board of Election Commissioners by 5 p.m.
Wednesday, July 7, 2021 Drawing for places on the ballot, if necessary, 10 a.m.
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Last day to register to vote or change address for September 14, 2021 Preliminary Election by 8 p.m.
Tuesday, September 7, 2021 Campaign Finance Report deadline for Preliminary Election for School Committee Candidates.
Wednesday, September 8, 2021 Applications for mail-in ballots must be received by 5 p.m.
Tuesday, September  14, 2021 PRELIMINARY ELECTION
Mail-in ballots must be received by 8 p.m. This preliminary election will narrow the field for Mayor, Ward 5 City Councilor, and Ward 7 City Councilor.
Monday, September 20, 2021 Last day for filing Recount Petitions by 5 p.m.
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 Last day to register to vote or change your address. City Hall will be open until 8 p.m. to accept in-person applications or drop-offs. If returning your form by mail, it must be postmarked no later than Oct. 13.
Saturday, October 23, 2021 Early voting begins.
Monday, October 25, 2021 Campaign Finance Report deadline for City Election for School Committee Candidates.
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 Applications for mail-in ballots must be received by 5 p.m.
Friday, October 29, 2021 Last day of early voting.
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 ELECTION
Friday, November 12, 2021 Last day for filing Recount Petitions by 5 p.m.
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 Year End Campaign Finance Report deadline.
Monday, January 3, 2022 Inaugural Day