Nomination papers available for Provincetown annual town election in May

All residents who are registered voters may file papers

Nominations papers are available for Provincetown's annual town election. This year, the election will be on Tuesday, May 3.

Any resident who is a registered voter is eligible to run for elected office. 

Elections are non-partisan and candidates may only hold one elected office.

There are several positions open for the May 3 election:

  • Board of Selectmen - two three-year terms (May 4, 2016-May 7, 2019)
  • School Committee - two three-year terms (May 4, 2016-May 7, 2019)
  • Board of Library Trustees - one three-year term (May 4, 2016-May 7, 2019) and two two-year terms (May 4, 2016-May 1, 2018)
  • Charter Enforcement Commission - one three-year term (May 4, 2016-May 7, 2019) and one one-year term (May 4, 2016-May 2, 2017)

The last day to obtain nomination papers and election packets is Thursday, March 10 at 5 p.m. Candidates then have until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15 to file the papers with the town clerk. 


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