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Chapter 271 AN ACT DIRECTING THE STATE SECRETARY TO PLACE THE OFFICE OF SELECTMEN ON THE STATE ELECTION BALLOT IN THE TOWN OF MENDON.

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 any general or special law to the contrary, the state secretary shall print on the official state election ballot for the November 2, 2010 state election for the town of Mendon the office of selectmen to fill a vacancy.

SECTION 2. Notwithstanding section 7 of chapter 53 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, nomination papers for said office of selectmen to fill the vacancy shall be filed with the board of registrars of the town of Mendon for certification of signatures on or before 5:00 P.M. on August 10, 2010.

SECTION 2A. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the board of registrars shall complete certification of signatures on such nomination on or before 5:00 P.M. on August 17, 2010.

SECTION 3. Notwithstanding section 10 of chapter 53 of the General Laws or any general or special law to the contrary, certified nomination papers shall be filed with the town clerk on or before 5:00 P.M. on August 24, 2010.

SECTION 4. Notwithstanding section 13 of chapter 53 of the General Laws or any general or special law to the contrary, candidates who have filed nomination papers to fill the vacancy in the office of selectmen may withdraw their nomination by filing a notarized withdrawal letter on or before 5:00 P.M. on August 26, 2010.

SECTION 5. The town clerk shall certify to the state secretary a list of candidates, with addresses, to fill the vacancy in the office of selectmen, in the order in which they are to appear on the ballot, on or before 5:00 P.M. on September 3, 2010.

SECTION 6. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, August 9, 2010.


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