Saturday, September 14, 2019

Franklin residents have stepped up to create a choice for voters

The candidate listing has grown this week. There have been a total of 40 people who have stepped up to draw nomination papers. 5 subsequently withdrew their name leaving 35 candidates. 

23 of the candidates have returned their papers and 20 of those have had their signatures certified to be on the ballot Nov 5. 

The remaining 12 candidates need to turn in their papers by Tuesday, Sep 17 and have the Town Clerk certify the signatures. 

Franklin voters will have a choice for most positions up for election.

BOARD OF HEALTH -2 SEATS  (4 Yr.Term) 3 2
CONSTABLE - 3 OPENING       (4Yr.Term) 4 3
PLANNING BOARD - 3 SEATS   (4Yr.Term) 3 3
SCHOOL COMMITTEE - 7 SEATS   (2Yr.Term) 11 7
TOWN CLERK - 1 Position    (4Yr.Term) 1 1
TOWN COUNCIL  - 9 SEATS      (2Yr.Term) 11 9
Totals 35 27

The last day to return papers is Tuesday, Sep 17.

The listing of the 35 candidates who have taken out papers to run for the open positions on the Franklin Biennial Election is provided via Town Clerk, Teresa Burr. 20 of the candidates have had their papers certified to confirm their ballot entry.

The listing will be updated weekly to provide the 'scorecard' of who's taken papers, who's turned them in, etc.

Download your copy from here

Franklin Election Collection - 2019
All precincts vote on Nov 5, 2019 in one location, Franklin High School

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