Watch LWVN/NewTV Candidates’ Forums this week!

Six forums are now available on NewTV, with five more due out this upcoming week.  You can now watch LWVN/NewTV Candidates’ Forums for the following races:

  • Mayor
  • Ward 1 School Committee
  • Ward 1 At-Large City Council
  • Ward 2 At-Large City Council
  • Ward 3 School Committee
  • Ward 3 At-Large City Council

LWVN Voters’ Guide: VOTE411.org is here!

At last! LWVN’s Voters’ Guide is available by visiting www.VOTE411.org!  Add your address on the first page, then click on the GREEN button, and you’ll have candidates’ answers to each of three questions.  You can compare the responses of two candidates side-by-side.  ALL candidates for office, whether in contested or uncontested races, were invited to participate. Answers were limited to 500 characters (about 100 words).

Many thanks to the candidates for their time, and to LWVMA Executive Direction and LWVN Member Meryl Kessler for her help with the technology. [Read more…]

October 18th deadline to register to vote; absentee ballots now available

Two voting updates:

  1.  This Wednesday, October 18th, at 8 pm is the deadline to register to vote in the November 7th election.  For more information, visit the City of Newton Elections Office.
  2. If you won’t be in Newton on November 7th, you can vote absentee!  Ballots are available now at City Hall through noon on November 6th.  You can request an absentee ballot for yourself or a family member by using the forms available through the Secretary of State’s website.

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