Candidate Video Statements available from Weston Media Center
Weston Media Center posted yesterday videotaped candidate statements for contested roles in the May 8 town election. This is the second year Weston Media has done candidate videos. Most candidates took advantage of the chance to introduce themselves to residents, and why they were running for the first time, or for re-election. You can watch these candidate statements here. Please note that while all candidates for contested roles were invited to do videotaped statements, not all took advantage of the offer.
Contested seats are Select Board (1 seat), School Committee (2 seats), Recreation Commission (2 seats), and Board of Health (1 seat). The Library Board of Trustees positions are not contested as there are two candidates for two seats but you can watch the candidates on Weston Media Center as well.
In addition, many candidates have published their platforms either on a personal website, or in print for the Weston Town Crier. Hit your google search for those.
On Thursday, April 29 starting at 7:30 pm, the League of Women Voters will also be holding a Candidate’s Night where you can hear more from those vying for contested seats. Please see the agenda for the timing of each board position–there will be no live questions taken from attendees, but you may submit questions before Thursday. Information at the above link.
Requests for mail-in ballots must be received by the Town Clerk by May 4 at 5 pm. In-person voting will take place on Saturday May 8 from 8 am to 6 pm at the Town Hall Auditorium. More information here and at http://www.weston.org
- Voters wanting to vote by mail will need to request a mail-in ballot (even if you voted by mail last year). The application is due back to the Town Clerk by 5:00 p.m. on May 4th. 2021 Vote by Mail Application (PDF)
- For in-person voting, all precincts are to report to the Town Hall Auditorium on May 8th from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
- Mail-in ballots are due at the closing of the poll, no later than 6:00 p.m. on May 8th
- Town Hall is still closed to the public. Utilize the drop box to the left of the glass doors
- There is no early in-person voting for this election