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 respond to our question: What are the three most important tasks to be accomplished by this first Town Council during its three-year term to ensure that the new town government gets off to a strong start?
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!.