All the Candidate’s Info you need…in one place!

Thanks to and Bryan Barash for compiling a giant list of videos, voters’ guides and candidates’ statements in time for November 7th.  To see the list, with all the links, click

LWVN Voter Info: Forums and Guides all now available

We have lots of information on the candidates for voters to use in preparation for the November 7th election!

Be sure to vote on November 7th!  If you need a ride to the polls, or can help others by driving them to the polls, please contact us at  And remember…democracy is not a spectator sport!

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: is here!

At last! LWVN’s Voters’ Guide is available by visiting!  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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