Running for Office in Norwood
The Annual Town Election is held on the first Monday of April.
- New Town Meeting Members must obtain 10 signatures from registered voters in
their town meeting district.
- Current Town Meeting Members will have a Letter of Intent mailed to their homes the first week in January. To appear on the ballot, a signed Letter of Intent must be delivered to the Town Clerk's office.
- Major Office candidates must obtain 50 signatures from registered voters within the Town of Norwood.
All candidates running for Major office must complete Campaign Finance Reports (see instructions below).
What are the Major Elected Offices?
- Board of Health
- Finance Commission
- Morrill Memorial Library Trustees
- Norwood Housing Authority
- Planning Board
- Regional Vocational School District Commission
- School Committee
How do I complete a Campaign Finance Report?
All candidates for elected office, except Town Meeting members, must file Campaign Finance Forms. These forms are due 8 days prior to the election, 30 days after, as well as a year-end filing which will be mailed in January of the following year. Even if you do not spend any money on your campaign, you must file these forms on time.Campaign Finance Guide
Campaign Finance Report M101 - Statement of Organization of a Candidate Committee Municipal Form
Campaign Finance Report M102 - Campaign Finance Report
Campaign Finance Report M102-0 - Campaign Finance Report for candidates with no political committee organized on their behalf and have not received any contributions, spent any money or incurred any debts.