The League comments on specific topics when these topics are relevant to published local, state, or national positions. Locally, the Amherst League may act on national, state and local League positions. At the state level, the League takes action based on national and state positions.

Local Action

LWVA On Consolidation of Polling Places

August 12, 2020

Statement for the Amherst Town Council's Special Meeting on August 10 regarding plans for consolidation of polling places for the upcoming primary and general elections.

LWVA supports proposed purchase of Hickory Ridge golf course

December 21, 2019

The proposed purchase is aligned with League positions on the Climate Emergency and the Connecticut River watershed.

League Support for Spring Warrant Articles

May 09, 2018

The League of Women Voters of Amherst is supporting five articles on the Spring 2018 Town Meeting agenda.

LWVA weighs in on several spring warrant articles

April 23, 2017

Before every Town Meeting, the League reviews the articles in the Warrant and determines which it can support based. This year's articles include several in areas with which the League has been concerned at all levels as well as others related to our local positions.

LWVA Supports West Bay Road Pedestrian Improvements

September 29, 2016

The League of Women Voters of Amherst is urging the Department of Public Works to include the West Bay Road Pedestrian Improvements in the FY 2018 budget so that work can begin in 2017.

LWVA Supports Three Spring 2016 Warrant Articles

May 07, 2016

The League of Women Voters is supporting all or parts of three of the articles (19, 36 and 37) on the Spring 2016 Warrant under consideration by the Amherst Town Meeting.

Review of Town Meeting Warrant Articles for League Support

April 27, 2015

LWVA supports three of the warrant articles for the spring Amherst Town Meeting.