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Posted on: July 29, 2020

[ARCHIVED] UPDATED Town Council Reports on Polling Locations

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In accordance with Section 11 of Chapter 115 of the Acts of 2020, the Amherst Town Council shall evaluate and report on the impact of a change in polling locations. In making a decision to change a polling place, the Town Council shall evaluate and report on whether such change would have a disparate adverse impact on access to the polls on the basis of race, national origin, disability, income or age, and not later than 3 days prior to changing a polling place, shall make publicly available on its website and at the office of the Town Clerk a report on its evaluation.

Two options for voting locations for Council consideration are available here and here.

The Town Council is scheduled to discuss the options, reconsider the Council action of August 3, 2020 and vote on polling locations at a virtual Town Council meeting on Monday, August 10, 2020 at 6:30 pm. Virtual meeting link: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/94400815031; to attend by phone, call (301) 715-8592, enter webinar ID: 944 0081 5031

If you have any questions about the voting in Amherst, please contact the Office of the Town Clerk at (413) 259-3035 or via email at townclerk@amherstma.gov.

Other questions may be directed to Clerk of the Council Athena O’Keeffe, at okeeffea@amherstma.gov or call (413) 259-3209.

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