All you need to know about how Wellesley’s Town Government works and how to get involved is the topic of an event on December 7th at 7pm on Zoom, thanks to League of Women Voters of Wellesley.
If you are interested in running for Public Office in Wellesley, or just curious about who makes decision in our town and why, then please be part of this Zoom meeting where KC Kato, Town Clerk, and Mark Kaplan, Town Moderator will explain the nuts and bolts of a campaign and what’s on the ballot and provide the basics on how our town government works.
Together, they will be available to answer all your questions.
Register here in advance for this event, or on lwvwellesley.org. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
For more information on how to run, visit LWVW's Road Map to Running for Office, which includes: a concise Resources for Wellesley Town Election Candidates, Town of Wellesley 2023 Election Candidate Handbook , and the Town Government Handbook 2022.
TOWN OF WELLESLEY ELECTION CALENDAR 2023
Nomination Papers Available from Town Clerk
December 7, 2022 at Noon
Last day to obtain Nomination Papers for town-wide offices
January 13, 2023 at 5 pm
Last day to return Nomination papers for town-wide offices (50 Signatures)
January 17, 2023 at 5 pm
Last day for incumbent TMM to file notice of candidacy with Town Clerk
January 24, 2023 at 5 pm
Last day to obtain Nomination papers for new TMM candidates
January 27, 2023 at 5 pm
Last day to return Nomination papers for new TMM candidates (10 signatures in precinct)
January 31, 2023 at 5 pm
Drawing for position on the ballot
February 1, 2023 at 9 am
Last day to register to vote for March 7, 2023 Annual Town Election (9 am to 5 pm)
February 25, 2023
LWV Candidates Night
February 16, 2023, 7 pm
Annual Town Election (7 am to 8 pm)
March 7, 2023
Annual Town Meeting begins
March 27, 2023 at 7 pm
The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization dedicated to promoting civic responsibility through informed and active participation in government.