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Running for Office
Requirements for Running in a Local Election
- You must be at least 18 years old
- You must be a registered voter in Attleboro
Requirements to Run for State & Federal Offices
- You must be a registered voter
- You must meet any age or residency requirements for the office
City Charter Section 2-05 ProhibitionsHolding other office - no member of the Municipal Council shall hold any other office or position in or under the city government or, except as provided in section 2-02 have the expenditure of any money appropriated by the municipal council, or act as counsel in any matter before any municipal agency.
No school committeeman shall, while a member of the school committee; hold any compensated office or position in or under the city government.
City Charter Section 4-04 Prohibitions
Campaign FinanceAll Candidates are required to comply with Massachusetts campaign finance laws. Information on filing campaign finance reports will be given to candidates when they take out their nomination papers. For additional information on running for state and federal offices, visit the State of Massachusetts website and access information from the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth.
Signature Requirements for Running for Office
|Position||Number of Signatures
|Councilor at Large
|School Committee at Large
|Ward School Committee