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2015 Municipal Election
Nomination papers for City Council and School Committee will be available beginning Wednesday, July 1st at the Election Commission office, 51 Inman Street, Cambridge. The office will be open on Wednesday, July 1st from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. The deadline to file nomination papers is Friday, July 31st at 5 p.m. The 2015 Municipal Election Calendar is posted below.
The requirements to run for City Council or School Committee are:
1. The person must be a registered voter in Cambridge. To register, one must be 18 years of age by Election Day, a U.S. citizen and a resident in the City of Cambridge.
2. The person must file no fewer than fifty (50) and no more than one hundred (100) certifiable signatures of registered voters in the City of Cambridge.
The Commission has prepared an information kit for candidates containing important dates, Commission policies, services and publications. The kits will be available with the nomination papers on July 1st.
The Cambridge Municipal Election will be held on November 3, 2015. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Municipal Election Calendar
Proportional Representation Brochure
2015 Annual City Census
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Board of Election Commissioners
The Cambridge Election Commission is responsible for supervising all federal, state and municipal elections within the City; providing voter registration; certifying nomination papers and initiative petitions; conducting an annual census; administering municipal campaign and political finance reporting for the City; and implementing Chapter 2.118 of the Cambridge Municipal Code known as the "Ethics Ordinance".
Ethridge King, Polyxane Cobb, Peter Sheinfeld, Larry Ward
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