Board of Election Commissioners

Name
Board of Election Commissioners
Membership
Five (5) Members - View Members
Classification
REGULATORY - What Does It Mean?
Term
Four (4) Years; Expires March 31
Meetings

Meet monthly at 6:30 p.m.; day of week varies. Oversee Election operations on Election Day.

Board/Commission Duties

The board shall have powers and duties as provided under Section 16A of Chapter 51 of Mass General Laws and Article 7 Section 7-1 of Worcester's Home Rule Charter. Parts of the responsibilities include establishing policy in matters dealing with municipal elections. Drawing district, ward and precinct lines. Registering all voters and informing them of their polling locations. Establish polling places in compliance with state and federal laws. Communicate annually with the residents of every building in the City and make a true list containing names and addresses of such residents. Conduct primary, preliminary and general elections in accordance with the state election laws and regulations.

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Member Responsibilities

Active participation in meetings; gain knowledge of Mass General Laws pertaining to elections; make recommendations when needed; oversee election operations on Election Day.

Member Skillset

Interest in improving Election Operations in the City of Worcester.

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