2021 Annual Town Meeting and Local Election

The Shutesbury 2021 Annual Town Meeting and Local Election

Shutesbury will hold our Annual Town Meeting and our 2021 Local Election on Saturday, June 12th. Mark your calendars!


Vote By Mail in 2021!

If you would like to vote by mail in the Shutesbury Local Election you need to first submit an application. Ballots will be mailed in early May.

Click here to download a pdf copy of the 2021 Vote By Mail application. 

Paper copies are available at Town Hall. Currently they're being stored in the tupperware on the little table right outside the front door. 

Important Dates:

Last Day to Submit Nomination Papers: Tuesday, April 27th

Last Day to Object or Withdraw: Thursday, April 29th

Last Day to Register to Vote in the Local Election: Friday, May 14th

Last Day to Register to Vote at Annual Town Meeting: Friday, May 28th

Last Day to Apply to Vote By Mail: Tuesday, June 8th by 5PM

Annual Town Meeting and Election Day: Saturday, June 12th!



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List of 2021 Candidates

The candidates on this list have submitted nomination papers with the Office of the Town Clerk and will be officially appearing on the June Twelfth Ballot. This list includes the candidates name, the office they are running for and the date their nomination papers were filed. Incumbents are noted by a * at the end of their name.


Eric Stocker: Selectboard, March 8th 2021

Kate Cell*: Library Trustees, March 9 2021

Wm Levine: Board of Health, April 1 2021

Timothy Logan: Library Trustees, April 2 2021

Bethany Rose: School Committee, April 2 2021

Graeme Sephton: MLP/Broadband Committee, April 6 2021

Susan P. Millinger* (appointed): Cemetery Commission, April 12 2021


Information for Candidates:

Signed Nomination Papers are due Tuesday, April 27th. You need signatures from 20 registered voters in Shutesbury to qualify for the ballot. Papers are currently available by appointment. Contact the Town Clerk to set up an appointment to take out your nomination papers. 

413-259-1204 or townclerk@shutesbury.org

Not sure how to collect signatures during a pandemic? Get creative! One idea is to leave your nomination papers outside your home, someplace safe from the wind and rain, and post on social media to let your friends and neighbors know that they can sign your papers at their convenience. 

Resources for Candidates:

Campaign Finance Guide

Campaign Finance Seminar from the Office of Campaign and Political Finance



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