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Wenham Town Hall
Thursday, April 8, 2021
7:00a, - 8:00pm

Selectman seat for 1 year term & Town Clerk position for 2 years


Nomination Papers available NOW - Send your INTENTION TO RUN to the Town Clerk's Office

Nomination papers were DUE Thursday February 18

Last Day to Withdraw Monday March 8

Absentee ballot application

Annual Town Meeting - Saturday May 1, 2021

Annual Town Election - Thursday May 6, 2021
Vote by mail is being encouraged due to the pandemic. Please request your absentee ballot at your earliest convenience. 

Nomination papers for the 12 seats on the ballot will be available on Friday January 29, 2021 from the Wenham Town Clerk's office or the District School office for School Committee seats.

Nomination papers will be due back to the Wenham Town Clerk byThursday March 18, 2021 with at least 21 signatures.
Nomination papers  for school committee positions will be due back to the District School office byThursday March 18, 2021 with at least 40 signatures.

The last day to withdraw from the ballot is Monday April 5, 2021.

Last day to register to vote to participate in these local events is Friday April 9, 2021.

Seats to be open for election 2021

Board of Assessors - 1 position , 3 year term
Board of Health - 1 position , 3 year term
Board of Selectmen - 1 position, 3 year term 
Hamilton Wenham Library Trustees - 2 positions at large, 3 year terms
Hamilton Wenham Regional School Committee - 2 positions, 3 year terms
Moderator - 1 position , 3 year term
Planning Board - 1 position, 5 year term
Water Commission - 1 position, 3 year term 
Wenham Housing Authority - 2 positions, 5 year term & 3 year term

Due to COVID-19 precautions, Wenham will institute the following process for taking out nomination papers for the May 6, 2021 Town Election.
An intention to run will be required .
The Wenham Town Clerk's office will prepare 5 nomination papers for all candidates. 
The candidate will be asked to make an appointment with the Town Clerk to pick up the nomination papers and learn about campaign finance requirements and obtaining signatures during the pandemic. 


 Register to vote , check voter registration or change voter registration  online  or at the Town Clerk's office 

Board of Registrars

The Board of Registrars operate out of and in conjunction with the Town Clerk's office and oversee certification of signatures on both local and state Nomination Papers as well as Initiative Petition Papers. The Registrars are also responsible for keeping the Voter Registration list up to date and accurate through the Annual Town Census.
The Wenham Board of Registrars: 
Roseann Brozenske (2021)
Christine M. Burns (2022)
Roney Hilliard "Hilly" Ebling (2023)

TOWN offices open

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Staff Directory

Phone  978-468-5520

Fax  978-468-8014
138 Main Street
Wenham, MA  01984

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