Voter Service is fundamental to the League's mission. It includes

  • Civic education throughout the year
  • Voter registration at school and town events and other public occasions.
  • A guide to Running for Elective Office in Amherst
  • Candidate forums
  • Election guides
  • Live Election Coverage an Election night show in collaboration with Amherst Media
  • They Represent You, a publication produced by the Amherst League with contact information for state and local officials


Voter Information

Posted: October 23, 2022

From LWV, Secretary of State, and more.

Posted: October 18, 2022

The League of Women Voters of Massachusetts (LWVMA) has taken no position on three of the four 2022 statewide ballot questions, but supports a "yes" vote on Question #4.

Posted: October 13, 2022

from the League of Women Voters, the Secretary of the Commonwealth, and local Town Clerks.

Posted: October 27, 2020

Do you need to find the address of your polling place, or check your voter registration status? Did you request a mail-in ballot, but now plan to vote in-person instead? Please check out these links and tips.

Posted: July 12, 2020

Governor Baker signed H.4820, An Act relative to Voting Options in Response to COVID-19, into law Monday, July 6.

Posted: December 21, 2019

Census problems in Amherst are due to our large student numbers as well as other hard-to-count residents.

Posted: October 19, 2019

A meeting on the 2020 Census was held at Town Hall on October 10. Speakers included Mindy Domb, Rep. Paul Mark (House Committee on Redistricting), and Georgia Lowe (US Census Bureau).

Posted: September 19, 2019

Two speakers from VoterChoiceMA speak about collecting signatures in support of statewide ballot initiatives.

Posted: April 20, 2019

A March 28th meeting of the Voter Participation Stakeholders' Roundtable focussed on ways to improve voter participation by students.

Posted: March 15, 2017

The Town Meeting Coordinating Committee has created some new options for contacting Town Meeting members.