2021 Municipal Election Nomination Papers

Nomination papers for City Council and School Committee will be available beginning Thursday, July 1st at the Election Commission office, 51 Inman Street, Cambridge. The office will be open on Thursday, July 1st from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. The deadline to file nomination papers is Monday, August 2nd at 5 p.m. When visiting the Election Commission office please use the side entrance located on Inman Place until further notice. The 2021 Municipal Election Calendar is available here.

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.

Election Day is Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Sample Nomination Paper (pdf)

Frequently Asked Questions about Nomination Papers (pdf)

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