Nomination papers available for Provincetown town election in May

Six offices to appear on the ballot for May 5

Nomination papers for the annual Provincetown town election are now available in the Town Clerk's Office at the Town Hall. Six offices, with thirteen available positions will appear on the ballot for the May 5th election.

Any registered Provincetown voter is eligible to hold office, according to the Town Clerk. Only one elected office/position may be held at a time.

The following positions are up for election:

  • Town Moderator - 3-year term, May 6, 2015 through May 1, 2018
  • Board of Selectmen - 3-year term, May 6, 2015 through May 1, 2018
  • School Committee - 3-year term, May 6, 2015 through May 1, 2018 (two positions)
  • Board of Library Trustees - 3-year term, May 6, 2015 through May 1, 2018 (two positions); 2-year term, May 6, 2015 through May 2, 2017; one-year term, May 6, 2015 through May 3, 2016
  • Charter Enforcement Commission - 3-year term, May 6, 2015 through May 1, 2018 (two positions);  2-year term, May 6, 2015 through May 2, 2017; one-year term, May 6, 2015 through May 3, 2016
  • Housing Authority - 5-year term, May 6, 2015 through May 5, 2020

Election packets are available for those seeking nomination in the Town Clerk's Office until Thursday, March 12 at 5 p.m. Papers must be filed with the Town Clerk by Tuesday, March 17 at 5 p.m.

Questions may be directed to Town Clerk Doug Johnstone at 508-487-7013.


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