Massachusetts Legislature empowers cities and towns to postpone and reschedule municipal elections
TEWKSBURY — Tewksbury’s legislative delegation Rep. Tram Nguyen, Rep. David Robertson and Sen. Barry Finegold, along with their colleagues in the House and Senate, passed legislation to help protect public health by providing cities and towns the authority to postpone and reschedule certain municipal elections and related activities. Gov. Charlie Baker has signed the bill into law.
The legislation includes guidelines for public notification of rescheduled election dates, voter registration deadlines, absentee ballots processing and the display of sample ballots.