LWVA Voter Services
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
–They Represent You, a publication produced by the Amherst League with contact information for state and local officials
The last day to register to vote for the Special Town Election:
–Friday, April 21, 2023 by 5:00 p.m. (in-person), or by 11:59 p.m. if registering online.
–Last day to apply for a mail-in ballot: Tuesday, April 25 (5p.m. in-person)
–Deadline to return mail-in ballot: Tuesday, May 2 (close of polls) 8 at p.m. Town Clerk's office or drop box only.
–Special Town Election Tuesday, May 2
–Biennial Town Election Tuesday, November 7
Be a poll worker!
Poll workers needed for Amherst May 2 election! Please contact assistant town clerk Amber Martin to find out how you can work the polls!
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Stan Rosenberg discusses the down-ballot statewide offices: Governor's Council, State Auditor, State Treasurer, Secretary of State and Attorney General. Co-sponsored by the LWV of Amherst and the Northampton Area LWV on October 20, 2022. Watch here.