TOWN ELECTION SEASON BEGINS: 7 Seats Up For Grabs, Nomination Papers Now Available

CORRECTION: Town Moderator Jonathan Eaton’s seat is NOT up for re-election. He was elected last year to a 3-year term.

WILMINGTON, MA — Interested in running for an elected office in Wilmington this year?

Nomination papers are now available in the Wilmington Town Clerk’s Office. Papers, with at least 50 valid signatures from Wilmington voters, are due back to the Town Clerk by Friday, March 4, 2022.

The Town Clerk’s Office, located at Wilmington Town Hall, is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30am to 4:30pm.

The following seats will be up for grabs in this year’s election:

  • TWO three-year seats on the Wilmington Board of Selectmen (currently held by Greg Bendel and Kevin Caira)
  • THREE three-year seats on the Wilmington School Committee (currently held by Jo Newhouse, Jesse Fennelly, and Jason Samaha)
  • ONE three-year seat on the Shawsheen School Committee (currently held by Robert Peterson Sr.)
  • ONE five-year seat on the Wilmington Housing Authority (currently held by Stacie Murphy)

The Annual Town Election will be held on Saturday, April 23, 2022.  Polls will be open from 8am to 8pm.

The last day to register to vote for the Annual Town Election is Monday, April 4, 2022.

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