Annual Town Election Schedule

2024 Annual Town Election Schedule

Tuesday February 26th         Nomination papers available

Friday March 29th                  Last day to obtain nomination papers (51)

Tuesday April 2nd                   Last day to return nomination papers (49)

Friday April 5th                        Drawing for ballot position

Thursday April 18th                 Last day to withdraw from Election (33)

Friday May 10th                        Last day to register to vote for Annual Town Election(10)

Tuesday May 21st                     ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION

                                 TOWN WIDE OFFICES

Town Moderator                         (elect one)                      for three years

Selectman                                    (elect one)                      for three years

Trustee of the Public Library    (elect three)                  for three years

Planning Board                            (elect two)                     for three years

School Committee                       (elect three)                 for three years

Municipal Light Board                (elect one)                     for three years

Municipal Light Board                 (elect two)                    for two years

Housing Authority                        (elect one )                   for five years

Housing Authority                         (elect one)                    for one year

                              TOWN MEETING MEMBERS

Elect nine in each Precinct for three years


Elect one in Precinct Two for two years

Elect two in Precinct Three for one year

Elect one in Precinct Three for two years

Elect one in Precinct Five for one year

Elect one in Precinct Nine for one years


Town wide offices are required to collect 50 signatures from registered voters of the Town of Falmouth.

Town Meeting Members are required to collect 10 signatures from registered voters in the Precinct they are registered to vote.

Town Meeting Members who are candidates for re-election do not need to take out nomination papers, but must return Notice mailed to them by the Town Clerk.

The order in which names of candidates, including incumbents, appear on the ballot will be determined by a public drawing on March 31st at 10 a.m. in the Town Clerk’s Office.