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What are the election details for the May 3, 2022 Annual Town Election?

Special Information for the May 3, 2022 Annual Town Election

You will find information specific to the May ATM here:  annualtownelection_22    as well as below.

The first Annual Town Election after the completion of the 2020 Federal Census (May 3,2022) requires that precinct lines be rebalanced, ALL Town Meeting Members be reset and all member seats will run for re-election.  Declaration documents will be mailed to all current Town Meeting Members by the end of January to be returned no later than Tuesday, March 15, 2022.

Please see Precinct Map here:  https://www.danversma.gov/documents/2nd-draft-2020-census-precinct-map/

All of the 8 Precincts 18 seats will be up for election.  The top 6 candidates in each Precinct that received the most votes will be elected to the 3 year term, the next 6, to the 2 year term, and the last 6 of the top 18 will be elected to the 1 year term.  Appropriate caucuses will be held prior to the Annual Town Meeting for seats where ties occur.

New prospective candidates for Town Meeting will be able to acquire nomination papers as of February 1, 2022 and will need 10 signatures from registered voters in their precinct returned no later than March 22, 2022.

Please contact the Town Clerk Catherine Ellsworth with any questions at 978 777-0001 x3046 or by email [email protected] .

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