Partisan primary elections for federal, state and regional offices will be held on September 4, 2018. On the same date, Amherst will hold a preliminary election for the candidates for the new Amherst Town Council.
Candidates for the Amherst area seat in the Massachusetts House of Representatives discuss their views on climate issues in a forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters and Climate Action Now on May 20. The candidates answered questions from a panel of three representing the Hampshire Gazette, the Amherst LWV, and Climate Action Now. Suzanne Patenaude served as moderator. Watch now!.