Running for Town Meeting? – The deadline for getting your name on the ballot as a candidate for Town Meeting is February 10, 2015. Sign up in the Town Clerk's office in Town Hall. You must be a registered voter in the Town of Amherst. All it takes is one signature. If you have any questions, contact the Town Clerk at 259-3035, TownClerk@amherstma.gov or email the Town Meeting Coordinating Committee (TMCC) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Within a few weeks, the Amherst League of Women Voters will contact candidates who have signed up to be on the ballot to write a few sentences about themselves that will be published in the Amherst Bulletin Election Guide the week before the election. Participating in the Election Guide is a good way to increase votes for a candidate.
The Annual Town Election takes place on March 31, 2015.
The Annual Town Meeting begins on Monday, April 27, 2015.
For more information about running for Town Meeting, please visit http://www.amherstma.gov/1897/31947/Running-for-Town-Meeting .