MARLBOROUGH – Beginning on Monday, May 8, nomination papers will be available for people interested in running for municipal office in the city.
The municipal election is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 7. The following officials will be elected to serve the residents of Marlborough:
- Mayor – For a term of two years.
- Four councilors at large – For terms of two years each.
- Seven ward councilors – For terms of two years each.
- Three School Committee members – For terms of four years each.
- One School Committee member for the Assabet Valley Regional Technical School Committee – For a term of four years.
So far, City Councilors Samantha Perlman and J. Christian Dumais have announced their intention to run for mayor. Ward 6 City Council Sean Navin has announced that he intends to run for councilor at large.
“It has been an honor and privilege to serve as your ward councilor for the past four years. Thank you for the trust you have placed in me as your voice on key issues facing our city. As a Ward 6 resident, I wanted you to be the first to know that after much consideration, I will be running for councilor at large in November,” Navin said in his announcement.
Any registered voter interested in obtaining nomination papers should visit the city clerk’s office starting on Monday, May 8, to pick up the necessary paperwork. Nomination papers can be obtained up until Friday, Aug. 18, at 5 p.m.
All nomination papers must be returned to the city clerk’s office for signature certification no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 22.
If necessary, the preliminary municipal election will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 10.
Residents will have until Friday, Sept. 29, at 5 p.m. to register to be eligible to vote in the preliminary municipal election, and until Friday, Oct. 27, at 5 p.m. to register to be eligible to vote in the municipal election.
Absentee and/or vote by mail ballots will be available to residents who file an absentee/vote by mail application, which can be obtained by either visiting the city clerk’s office or www.marlborough-ma.gov.
Please contact the city clerk’s office at 508-460-3775 with any questions.
City Councilor Perlman announces run for mayor
City Councilor Dumais announces run for mayor