The Town of Concord holds an annual Caucus according to the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 53, Sections 117 & 118 for the purpose of nominating candidates for the Annual Town Election. Voters may also obtain nomination papers from the Town Clerk’s Office to collect signatures for a place on the ballot. Visit the Candidates for Local Office page for more information about running for Office in Concord.
The 2021 Town Caucus was held in the Harvey Wheeler Community Center parking lot on January 25, 2021 beginning at 7:00pm. With 50 voters in attendance, Caucus Chair Mike Lawson presided over the nomination of nine candidates for eight offices. Caucus Clerk Ruth Lauer recorded the minutes of the Caucus.
Candidates may also file nomination papers to get their name on the Town Election Ballot. Please contact the Town Clerk's Office for more information (978-318-3080).
|Office||# positions||Terms expiring for||Length of Term||Caucus Nominees||Nomination Papers certified|
|Moderator||1||Carmin Reiss||1 year||Carmin Reiss|
|Select Board||2||Linda L. Escobedo|
Jane C Hotchkiss
|3 years||Henry Dane|
|School Committee||2||Heather Ann Bout|
Courtland L. Booth
|3 years||Courtland Booth|
|Housing Authority||1||Hester Hill Schnipper||5 years||Stephan Bader|
|Housing Authority||1||Vacancy (Todd L. Benjamin’s unexpired term)||2 years||Charles Phillips|
|Housing Authority||1||Vacancy (Fatima Mezdad’s unexpired term)||1 year|| Stephanie Chrobak|
Nomination papers for the 2021 Annual Town Election are available from the Town Clerk's Office if you would like to run but were not nominated at the Town Caucus. The deadline to return nomination papers is 5:00 pm on Thursday, February 4, 2021.