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Posted on: January 4, 2024

2024 Upcoming Election and Town Meeting Dates

Hingham Town Seal

  • Local Nomination Papers available- January 10, 2024
  • Presidential Primary- Tuesday, March 5, 2024
  • Town Meeting- Wednesday, April 24, 2024
  • Local Town Election- Saturday, April 27, 2024

Local nomination papers for all of Hingham's elected municipal positions will be available starting on Wednesday, January 10, 2024, at 8:30 AM in the Town Clerk's Office.

The following elected positions will be on the April 27th Annual Town Election ballot:

  • Town Moderator - 1 Year Term
  • Select Board - 3 Year Term
  • Board of Assessors - 3 Year Term
  • Town Clerk - 3 Year Term
  • Board of Health - 3 Year Term
  • Municipal Light Board - 3 Year Term
  • Housing Authority - 3 Year Term
  • School Committee - 3 Year Term
  • Planning Board - 5 Year Term
  • Sewer Commission - 3 Year Term
  • Recreation Commission - 5 Year Term

To become a candidate for local office, one must be 18 years of age, and be a registered voter in the Town of Hingham.  Each candidate shall file with the Town Clerk, prior to obtaining blank nomination papers, a statement containing the individual’s name, address and the Town Office for which the individual intends to be a candidate. Candidates must obtain the signatures of at least fifty (50) registered voters in the Town of Hingham. It is recommended candidates obtain 75 signatures. 

Completed nomination papers are due by Friday, March 8, 2024 at 5:00 PM.

Additional 2024 Election Dates

  • State Primary, Tuesday, September 3, 2024
  • Presidential Election, Tuesday, November 5, 2024


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