An applicant for the office of Justice of the Peace must be:
The chairman of the applicant's party makes his nomination by forwarding a letter to the local Town Clerk advising the clerk of the appointment. The nominee has ten days to appear in the Town Clerk's office to receive the oath of office from the date of appointment. The signature cards, certificate of appointment, and manual are furnished by the Town Clerk.
If the applicant is not registered with a major party, they may apply to the Town Clerk in their town of residence for appointment. This sort of appointment takes place every four years when new nominations take place. Call your local Town Clerk for details on this sort of nomination.
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