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On the Watertown Seal is a picture of an English Colonist and an Indian exchanging, as peace tokens,  bread for fish.  Captain Roger Clap landed at Nantasket Point in 1630 and rode up Charles River to Gerry's Landing with the first party of Watertown Colonists.
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Election Calendar
2017 ELECTION CALENDAR

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Election Information

Friday, May 12th  8:30 AM  Nomination papers available from the Town Clerk
Monday,
July 31st
 5:00 PM

Last day and hour to submit nomination papers for candidates for town office to the Election Commission in the Town Clerk’s office for certification.

Monday, August 14th  5:00 PM

Election Commissioners complete certification of nomination papers and then submit certified nomination papers for candidates for town office to the Town Clerk.

Monday, September 25th  5:15 PM

Drawing of lots for ballot position for all town offices. (Held in Town Clerk’s Office, Administration Building.  Conducted by the Board of Election Commissioners.  Open to the Public.)
Last day and hour to file objections to or withdrawals of nomination papers

Wednesday, October 18th 8:30 AM -
8:00 PM
 

Last Day to Register to Vote for the General Town Election - 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM

Monday, October 30th
 5:00 PM 

Last day and hour for all candidates and elected and non-elected political committees to file Pre-Election Campaign Finance Reports.

Tuesday,
November 7th
7:00 AM- 8:00 PM   GENERAL TOWN ELECTION
Friday, November 17th  5:00 PM Last day and hour to file for a recount of General Election.
Thursday, December 7th  5:00 PM

Last day and hour for all candidates and elected and non-elected political committees to file Post-Election Campaign Finance Reports.

Monday, January 22, 2018  5:00 PM

Last day and hour for all incumbents, whether they have a cash balance or raised or spent any money, must file a year-end report.

Massachusetts voters may view the candidates and questions on the states web site http://www.wheredoivotema.com/bal/myelectioninfo.aspx
The voter will complete their street address and will view their voting location and present officials. Then click on "My State Election Ballot" to view what is included on your ballot.



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