Voters who wish to run for an open seat in the 2021 Annual Town Election can appear on the ballot by nomination through Nomination Papers or at the Annual Caucus.
Nomination by the Caucus
Only two candidates for each open seat may be nominated at the Caucus. If there are more than two voters who wish to be the candidate for a seat, a vote will be taken and those nominees with the most votes will appear on the ballot. The Annual Caucus will take place Thursday, May 13, 2021 in the Carlisle Public School Corey Building, 7:00pm.
Nomination by Signature
The more assured way of appearing on the ballot is to submit Nomination Papers. You must collect at least twenty-five (25) ink signatures of registered voters in Carlisle. Electronic signatures or stamps are not valid signatures. They signature must belong to a valid registered voter in Carlisle. The deadline to submit Nomination Papers to the Board of Registrars is Tuesday May 4, 2021, 5pm.
Nomination Papers may be submitted after the Caucus to the Town Clerk Monday, May 17, 2021, 3pm