The annual town election is coming up. Next month, April 5, 2021 Monday is the annual town election in Blackstone, MA. As early as today, get to know the candidates! There are several key leadership roles that open in our little town with competitive races for the 2 open slots in the Board of Selectmen. The Board of Selectmen has two open positions with four candidates. Incumbent Dan Keefe is seeking re-election and running against former Board of Selectman member Ryan Chamberland. Ryan Barry and Tanya Polak are fighting for the recently opened Board of Selectman position that Taylor Greene left.
Below is the list of candidates that returned nomination papers:
Get to know who’s running and contact them directly if you have any questions and concerns. You’ve got at least a month before you cast your vote in the Blackstone Town Elections.
Board of Assessors, 3 year term: One member
BMR District School Committee, 4-year term: One member (Blackstone Representative)
BMR District School Committee, Unexpired 4-year term to expire on Annual Town Election 2022: One member (Blackstone Representative)
BMR District School Committee, Unexpired 4-year term to expire on Annual Town Election 2024: One member (Blackstone Representative)
BMR District School Committee, Unexpired 4-year term to expire on Annual Town Election 2024: One member (Millville Representative)
Board of Health, 3-year term: One member
Peter Ryan Sr.*
Moderator, 3-year term: One moderator
Parks & Recreation Commission, 3-year term: Two members
Parks & Recreation Commission, unexpired 3-year term to expire on Annual Town Election 2023: One member
Planning Board, 5-year term: One member
Anthony Catalano Sr.*
Board of Selectmen, 3-year term: One member
Board of Selectmen, Unexpired 3-year term to expire on Annual Town Election 2022: One member
Board of Selectmen Candidate Night
If you haven’t heard, there’s also a Candidate Night hosted by The John Eldridge Show. Get to know the candidates running for the two open seats on the Town of Blackstone’s Board of Selectmen.
When: March 22, 2021 (Updated)
- 5:45PM – 7:15PM: Ryan Barry and Tanya Polak
- 7:30PM – 9:00PM: Ryan Chamberland and Daniel Keefe
How to watch: Stream online or watch at the local cable channel 8
Are you eligible to vote?
Look up your voter registration status especially if you recently moved or changed your registration from one community to another. You are only eligible to vote in the community where you are currently registered.
There is a detailed explanation of the registration process on the State website.
You can register online through the Secretary of State website if you have a MA drivers license. You can also contact the Town Clerk directly if you have any questions at 508-883-1500 ext. 146.
From the Town of Blackstone website