- Town Clerk
The 2023 Town Caucus will be held on Monday, March 6, 2023 at 7:30 PM
Great Hall, Dover Town House
Open Positions as listed in Article 30 of the Annual Town Meeting Warrant are as follows:
|Town Clerk||1||three years|
|Dover School Committee||2||three years|
|Dover Sherborn Regional School Committee||1||three years|
|Library Board of Trustees||2||three years|
|Cemetery Commission||1||three years|
|Planning Board||1||five years|
|Board of Health||1||three years|
|Park and Recreation|
NOMINATION PAPERS - Candidates for town office who were not nominated at the Caucus but would like to run for town office can obtain nomination papers from the Town Clerk as of Wednesday, March 8, 2023.
Nomination papers must be submitted to the Board of Registrars by 3:00pm on March 27, 2023. A minimum of 35 registered voter signatures are required for nomination. It is always wise to get some extra signatures.
The 2023 Town Election will be held on Monday, May 15, 2023.
Hours: 7 am - 8 pm
Location: Great Hall, Dover Town House
2022 Town Election Results
May 16, 2022 Town Election Results
In accordance with the General Laws of Massachusetts, notifications of a forthcoming local election must be given at least seven days in advance. The warrant is posted on town bulletin boards, and a copy is mailed to each voter; the Selectmen also publish it in the local newspapers.
In Town elections, the polls are open from 7 am to 8 pm.
The Caucus is a meeting at which candidates for town office are nominated.
2022 Caucus Results
Click here to view 2022 Caucus results
If you have any questions, please call Felicia Hoffman, Town Clerk at 508-785-0032 x 226.
Candidates for town office who were not nominated at the Town Caucus and wish to run for town office can obtain nomination papers from the Town Clerk anytime after March 1. Nomination papers must be submitted to the Board of Registrars by 5 pm on March 28. A minimum of 39 registered voter signatures would be required for nomination.
Warrant articles for the town meeting are reviewed at Open Hearings.
Annual Town Meeting
Final warrant articles for the town are voted on at the Annual Town Meeting.
Special Town Meeting
Special Town Meetings are meetings called to vote on a specific topic.
Annual Town Election
Candidates for town office are voted on as well as any ballot questions at the Annual Town Election.
State Elections are elections held for state and federal candidates as well as ballot questions.