Amherst League of Women Voters

A Voice for Citizens, a Force for Change

Voter Information

The 2015 edition of They Represent You, updated to reflect the results of the 2015, in now on line.
Contact information for all Town of Amherst elected officials in included, as well as state and federal officials.

The 2015 Amherst Election Guide includes information about polling places and casting absentee ballots as well as brief statements from most of the candidates for town-wide office and Town Meeting.

For Amherst, go to http://www.amherstma.gov/index.aspx?NID=189 on the Town of Amherst web site.

For other jurisdictions, go to http://www.wheredoivotema.com/bal/myelectioninfo.aspx.

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 League of Women Voters of Massachusetts has developed a Voters Guide for the general election on November 4, 2014, for the six statewide offices in Massachusetts:  Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of the Commonwealth, Treasurer and State Auditor. The Guide presents candidates' unedited responses to questions posed by LWVMA on issues facing each office.

The League of Women Voters of Massachusetts has developed Voters Guide for the primary election on Sept. 9, 2014, for the six statewide offices in Massachusetts.

Important contact information is listed in They Represent You, the League's annual directory of elected town-wide officials and Town Meeting Members, U.S.

Tuesday, February 19 is the last day to return nomination papers to Town Hall to be on the ballot for Town Meeting and Town-wide offices. Contact the Town Clerk's office for more information. 

In addition to the three statewide questions referred to in the red booklet sent by the Secretary of State (1. Motor vehicle repair information, 2.Prescribing medication to end life, 3. Medical Use of Marijuana), there will be at least these two questions in our local districts.

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