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Wednesday, June 12, 2024

From the Election Commission, June 18: Nomination papers for City Council and School Committee will be available beginning July 1 at the Election Commission office, 51 Inman St., when the office will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The deadline to file nomination papers is 5 p.m. July 31. The 2015 Municipal Election Calendar is posted on the commission’s website.

The requirements to run for City Council or School Committee are:

bullet-gray-small The person must be a registered voter in Cambridge. To register, one must be 18 years of age by Election Day, a U.S. citizen and a resident of Cambridge.

bullet-gray-small The person must file no fewer than 50 and no more than 100 certifiable signatures of registered voters in Cambridge.

The commission has prepared an information kit for candidates containing important dates, commission policies, services and publications. The kits will be available with the nomination papers.

Election Day is Nov. 3.