Running for Elective Office in Amherst

The race is on

All local elective offices will be on the Amherst ballot this November. Every position will be up for a new two-year term. Nomination papers will be available on July 1, 2021.

Communities are well served when elections for local office are contested. This two-part series is designed for those who are considering a run for elective office this year, as well as those not quite ready but curious about the process. Also be sure to check out our new guide to Running for Elective Office in Amherst.

Running for Elective Office in Amherst, Part I
Nomination Procedures and Campaign Issues

Thursday, April 8, 2021, 7-8 p.m., on line. Register for Part I here.

Susan Audette, Amherst Town Clerk
Sarah Barr
Eric Nakajima
Jim Pistrang
Jessica Ryan, Moderator

Running for Elective Office in Amherst, Part II
Campaign Finance Regulations and Reporting

Thursday, April 15, 2021 7-8 p.m., on line. Register for Part II here

Jason Tait, Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political Finance
MaryAnn Grim
Bonnie MacCracken
Phyllis Lehrer, Moderator

 

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