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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Town Council Report on Polling Locations


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.

The Town Council report on Polling Place Consolidation is available here.

The Town Council is scheduled to discuss the report and vote on polling locations at a virtual Town Council meeting on Monday, August 3, 2020 at 6:30 pm. Virtual meeting link:; to attend by phone, call (301) 715-8592, enter webinar ID: 956 5693 3791

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

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

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