Don’t Forget to Vote! – the State Primary Election is on THURSDAY, September 6, 2012

Two of the contested races are for the Democratic nominations for Governor’s Council, Third District, and for Register of Deeds, Middlesex South.  LWVN and NewTV co-sponsored candidates’ debates for these two races on August 15.  The cablecasts for the two debates are now available on NewTV’s Government Channel and the videos can also be accessed online.

You can check to see when the debates are playing on cable TV by going to:

To watch the debates online, please go to:

Presidential Primary Election – Tuesday, March 6

Presidential Primary, Tuesday, March 6, 2012 

Polls are open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm

All registered voters can vote. There are candidates from the Democratic, Republican, and Green-Rainbow parties for president, as well as for the parties’ State Committees and City Committees. Voters enrolled in a political party may only vote in that party’s primary. Unenrolled voters (not registered with a political party) may vote in the primary of their choice and remain unenrolled after voting.

Important Notice: Due to the reprecinting process some voters will be voting in a different polling place.

Verify Your Precinct Here

There is a new voting district: Ward 2, Precinct 4, which is located at Newton Free Library, 330 Homer Street.

List of Polling Locations

For Further information contact:

Newton Election Commission at (617) 796-1350.

If you registered to vote by mail and have never voted in a state election, please bring identification with you to the polls on Election Day.

“Don’t Just Stand There… Run!” Candidates’ Workshop

Wednesday, April 27, 7:00-9:00pm  –  at Brigham House, 20 Hartford Street, Newton Highlands

The League of Women Voters of Newton and the Newton Election Commission Invite Candidates, Campaign Managers, Campaign Treasurers, and Interested Citizens:

How to Run a Campaign for Public Office

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Election Day is Tuesday, November 2

Don’t forget to vote!  The polls are open from 7am – 8pm.

There are three questions on this year’s ballot. The LWVN urges that you just Vote No, No, No! The LWVN’s full statement on the ballot questions was published in this week’s Newton TAB. You can read it here.

We have lots of information about voting on on our Voters Service page, including these top tips:

  • Need to find your polling location? Visit and type in your address.
  • Need a ride to the polls? The LWVN can help.  Call 617-383-4598 to schedule a pick-up!

Just Say No, No, No on the Ballot Questions this Election Day

The following Op-Ed from the LWVN was published in the October 27, 2010 Newton Tab, available online at Wicked Local Newton.

There are three initiative petitions proposed on the November ballot, and the League of Women Voters Newton (LWVN) urges voters to say “No” to all of them. [Read more…]

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