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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Town Council Report 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.

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: https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/95656933791; 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 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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