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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 2020         FILED ON: 6/29/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1947

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Stephen M. Brewer

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to town elections in the town of Sturbridge.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Stephen M. Brewer

Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 2020        FILED ON: 6/29/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1947

By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1947) of Stephen M. Brewer and Todd M. Smola (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to town elections in the town of Sturbridge.  [Local Approval Received.] Election Laws.


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to town elections in the town of Sturbridge.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

                            SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of chapter 53 of the general laws, or of any general or special law to the contrary, no primary or caucus for the nomination of town officers shall be held in the town of Sturbridge.  No ballot used at a regular or special town election for the election of town officers shall have printed thereon a party or political designation or mark and there shall not be appended to the name of a candidate for town office any political dsignation or mark.

                           SECTION 2. Except as otherwise provided in this act or the charter of the town of Sturbridge, as on file with the archivist of the commonwealth as required by section 12 of chapter 43B of the general laws, the laws of the commonwealth governing town elections, special elections of town officers and special elections in towns shall govern such elections in the town of Sturbridge.

                           SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon passage.

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