Voter Service comprises many activities that are fundamental to the League's mission, including voter registration, candidate forums, and the LWVA publication They Represent You listing elected officials and Town Meeting members in Amherst.
The 2017 edition of They Represent You, updated to reflect the results of the March, 2017 elections, in now available as a PDF file. Contact information for all Town of Amherst elected officials in included, as well as state and federal officials.
The League of Women Voters is co-sponsoring a panel discussion on the ballot question about raising the cap on Charter Schools. The forum is planned for the evening of October 18, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Room N151 of the new Integrative Learning Center on the campus of the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.
Candidates for the Third Hampshire District Representative have participated in a number live forums this summer and have also responded in writing to questions dealing with issues of interest to the League of Women Voters.
The state primary election will be held THURSDAY, September 8. The League of Women Voters of Amherst will hold a candidates forum for positions for which there is more than one candidate on Thursday, August 25, at the Town Hall from 7 to 9 p.m.