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Posted on: January 6, 2024

Burlington Annual Town Election Information


Ballot Applications - for Vote by Mail and Absentee

  Nomination period is closed. The ballots will be finalize on March 5th.  The seats on the Ballots include:

 Town Wide offices: 
Moderator (1 yr) (1 seat)

Select Board (3 yr) (2 seats)

Assessor (3 yr) (1 seat)

School Committee (3 yr) (1 seat)

Library Trustees (3 yr) (2 seats)

Planning Board (5 yr) (1 seat)

Board of Health (3 yr) (2 seats)

Housing Authority (5 yr) (1 seat)

Housing Authority (3 yr) (1 seat)

Recreation Commission (3 yr) (1 seat)

Shawsheen Tech H.S. (3yr.) (1 seat)                 

Town Meeting Seats:  
Precinct 1 TMM (3 yr) (6 seats)

Precinct 1 TMM (1 yr) (1 seat)

Precinct 2 TMM (3 yr) (6 seats)

Precinct 3 TMM (3 yr) (6 seats)

Precinct 3 TMM (1 yr) (1 seat)

Precinct 4 TMM (3 yr) (6 seats)

Precinct 5 TMM (3 yr) (6 seats)

Precinct 6 TMM (3 yr) (6 seats)

Precinct 7 TMM (3 yr) (6 seats)


Here are the requirements for running for office; 

1) Any Registered Voter living in Burlington who would like to participate in Local Government can take out papers to fill these seats; 

2) You must come to the Town Clerk’s office to register as an official candidate for the public office you want to run for; 

3)  You will need to get signatures from Burlington registered voters (50) who sign your candidate papers; 

4) Return your papers by mail or the drop box to the Town Clerk’s office for certifications, the deadline for returning you papers is February 16th.  Then you are ready to run for Office in the Town election on April 6th. All election are held at the Burlington High School Gym, 123 Cambridge Street, Burlington, MA  01803.


For further information or any questions you may have, please feel free to call the Town Clerk’s office at 781-270-1660 or check out on the town website at   

Updated list of Candidate who have taken out papers.




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