Voter Information

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.

Links to summaries of the proposed School, Library, Fire and Public Works capital projects have been posted on the Town web site by the Finance Committee.

The 30-second spots produced by the winners of the 2016 LWVMA Student Video Contest, YOUth Should Vote!, are now on line.

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.

The 2016 edition of They Represent You, updated to reflect the results of the March, 2016 elections, in now on line. Contact information for all Town of Amherst elected officials in included, as well as doe state and federal officials.

A Public Hearing will be held on May 12, 2016 in the Amherst Regional Middle School Auditorium beginning at 7 p.m., for a community conversation about Amherst and its values about government.

A question concerning the establishment of an Amherst Charter Commission will appear on the ballot for the March 29, 2016, Amherst municipal elections. On the same ballot, residents will vote for up to nine candidates to serve on the Commission. Here are some resources to help you prepare.

You must register to vote by February 10 to participate in this primary election in Massachusetts.

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