for ward offices, you must live in the ward where you are running
be nominated by obtaining the signatures of 50 registered of voters in your ward (for offices elected by ward)
be nominated by obtaining the signatures of 50 registered of voters in the city (for offices elected citywide)
Obtaining Nomination Papers:
Westfield City Hall is open for business beginning April 20, 2021. Please abide by CDC guidelines by wearing a mask, staying 6 feet apart, using hand sanitizer upon entering and respecting the occupancy limit of one customer at a time in the City Clerk's office.
The City Clerk's Office will be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nominations papers will be available for Candidates or designee of candidate beginning Monday, April 5, 2021 and up to 5 PM, Friday, July 30, 2021.
All candidates vying for a spot in a municipal or school position must submit a finance report for their campaign. If you have any questions or concerns about these reports, or want to know more information regarding campaign finance, please contact the Office of Campaign & Political Finance (OCPF) at 617-979-8300.