Voting and Elections

Follow-up questions from John Hornik to the candidates for Hampshire Third District Representative, fall 2016.

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 forum on March 14, 2016, in the auditorium of the Amherst Regional Middle School will begin with a speaker covering the role and options of a town charter commission and continue with an opportunity for the candidates for the proposed Commission to introduce themselves.

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.

Massachusetts Election Reforms 2015-16: A Guide for Local Leagues

Please join us on March 19, 7-9 pm for Candidates' Night in the Town Room at the Amherst Town Hall. This is the League of Women Voters' way of keeping Amherst citizens informed about the upcoming election on March 31st. We will be hearing from the candidates and have an opportunity to ask them some questions as well.

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