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