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The Special Election to fill the Senate seat formerly held by Edward Kennedy begins with the primary elections on December 8th. The general election will be held on January 19th.
An article in the Chelmsford Independent reviews the candidates and their positions.
The Town of Chelmsford has a special election website, with links to registration information, a request for an absentee ballot [pdf], and a specimen ballot [pdf]. The Town's voter information webpage has the list of polling locations [pdf] the precinct list by street [pdf].
For more information, residents can contact the Town Clerk's office.Posted in Current News | No Comments »
The two ballot questions are below (view entire Oct. 6 Warrant):
Voting locations are:
For more information on this election or registering to vote, please visit the Town of Chelmsford website.
Update - Results:
Read more at the Chelmsford IndependentPosted in Events, Town of Chelmsford | No Comments »
The Town of Chelmsford's Voter Information webpage has the information Chelmsford residents need to know before vote on Tuesday:
In addition, the Chelmsford Independent published an introduction to all of the Town Meeting Representative Candidates. These were written by the candidates, to introduce themselves and explain their positions.
Be sure to review the candidates and positions before casting your vote on Tuesday. For additional voter information, please contact the Town Clerk's Office at 978-250-5205.Posted in Current News, Town of Chelmsford | No Comments »
To find out exactly what will be on your ballot, the MA Secretary of State - Elections Division has created a Ballot Information webpage - just enter your street address, and it will produce the ballot options you will see on Tuesday.
Their form will also provide your voting location, based on your address. The Town of Chelmsford also has precinct listings and polling locations available on the Town's Voter Information webpage.
Another new website this year is http://www.imagineelection.com, which also lists ballot information by street address. By reviewing your choices, you can research the candidates and issues before election day, so your vote can really speak for your preferences.
To find information on the candidates and issues, here are a few web resources that should help:
And Don't Forget:
The MA Secretary of State Office has published the Information for Voters booklet [pdf], which includes these ballot questions and outlines what a Yes or No vote means in each case. Copies of these booklets are available online [pdf] and at the Reference Desk, and the issues are summarized below.
Question 1: State Personal Income Tax
Read how Question 1 could affect the Chelmsford Library, in a statement by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
Question 2: Possession of Marijuana
Question 3: Dog Racing
Additional information on these questions, candidates for office in 2008, and registering and voting in Massachusetts is available from the Elections Division of the Secretary of State.Posted in Current News, Reference | No Comments »
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