Brush up on State Treasurer and Auditor Candidates

Still need to brush up on the candidates for Treasurer and Auditor?  Trying to remember what it is those jobs actually entail?  Missed Sunday’s forum? You’re in luck! The video of the forum is available directly online, or if you prefer to read about it, the Concord Tab offers a thorough article.  Moderated by Jo-Ann Berry of the LWV-Acton Area, the forum featured the six candidates: Deb Goldberg, Mike Heffernan and Ian Jackson, candidates for Treasurer; and Suzanne Bump, MK Merelice and Patricia Saint Aubin for Auditor.

The forum was hosted by the League of Women Voters of Concord-Carlisle and co-sponsored by the LWV of Massachusetts Citizen Education Fund and the LWVs of Acton Area, Andover/North Andover, Needham, Sudbury, Wayland, Wellesley and Westford. Also supporting the event are the LWVs of Melrose, Newton, Plymouth Area and Waltham.

LWV Commentary on November’s Ballot Questions

In the upcoming election, voters will be asked to vote on four very different binding ballot questions.  If approved, the laws would take effect on July 1, 2015. There are also two additional non-binding questions for voters in Representative Kay Khan’s and Representative Ruth Balser’s districts.  Information on each is below, along with recommendations from the League of Women Voters of Massachusetts on the first three questions, based on its study of the issues surrounding each.  For more information on each of these questions, please visit LWVMA.org.

The League of Women Voters of Massachusetts also has a Voter’s Guide to the Candidates for six statewide offices — governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general, treasurer and auditor. [Read more…]

LWV Invites State Treasurer and Auditor Candidates to Forum October 19th

Voters want to learn more about what the State Treasurer and State Auditor do for the citizens of Massachusetts and who is running for those offices this fall. The League of Women of Voters (LWV) will host a State Treasurer and Auditor Candidates’ Forum on Sunday, October 19, 2014, 2:00-3:30 p.m., at the Willard School Auditorium, 185 Powder Mill Road, Concord, MA. The forum is free and open to the public. [Read more…]

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