A general election for federal, state and regional offices will be held on November 6, 2018. Three state ballot measures and two non-binding district ballot measures are also on the ballot. Amherst residents will also vote for District and At-Large members of the new Amherst Town Council.
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!.
Voter Service is fundamental to the League's mission. It includes
Voter education both before elections and throughout the year.
Voter registration on the town common, at high school and college events, and at town-wide events.
Candidate forums before local elections and on occasion during state elections in the district, often on a regional basis involving several local leagues.
Live Election Coverage a collaboration with Amherst Media; election results are gathered from the 10 precincts and then reported during an Election night show that includes special guests to discuss the results
They Represent You an annual publication produced by the Amherst League after town elections with contact information for state and local officials.