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.
  • Candidate forums
  • Candidate 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: 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.

Posted: October 09, 2016

Links to summaries of the proposed School, Library, Fire and Public Works capital projects have been posted on the Town web site by the Finance Committee.

Posted: March 27, 2015

New policy concerning the participation of write-in candidates in the Candidates Night forums and LWVA Election Guides.