Cast Your Votes for An Inclusive, Responsive Local Government in Amherst

ON NOV. 2, ELECT CANDIDATES WHO ARE COMMITTED TO A MORE INCLUSIVE DEMOCRACY, A MORE VIBRANT COMMUNITY, AND TO A RESPONSIVE, TRANSPARENT LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN AMHERST.  AMHERST TOWN COUNCIL CANDIDATES  FOR AT-LARGE SEATS: VIRAPANH (VIRA) DOUANGMANY CAGE  https://voteforvira21.com/ Vira served on the Amherst School Committee and chaired the school equity task force. The associate director … Continue reading Cast Your Votes for An Inclusive, Responsive Local Government in Amherst

Progressive Coalition of Amherst Announces Endorsements for Town Council, School Committee Races

After careful consideration, PCA has endorsed for Councilor At-Large: Vira Douangmany Cage,  Ellisha Walker, and Vincent O’Connor; for District 3 Councilor: Jennifer Taub and  Dorothy Pam; for District 4 Councilor: Anika Lopes*. PCA did not endorse candidates in the  uncontested Town Council races, in Districts 1, 2 and 5 and notes that the majority of registered  voters in town will have no meaningful choice about who represents them as District Councilors.  PCA has endorsed Jennifer Page, Phoebe Merriam, and Benjamin Herrington for School  Committee. In addition, Heather Lord and Pamela Rooney have chosen to run as independent  candidates for School Committee and Councilor in District 4.  

*Anika Lopes has chosen to accept an endorsement from the other political action committee in town as well.

Press release: NEW POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE FORMS IN AMHERST

Committee’s Goal is to Support Progressive, Diverse Candidates for Amherst Public Office Amherst, MA — A new political action committee, the Progressive Coalition of Amherst, formed today by filing with the Amherst Town Clerk’s office. The mission of Progressive Coalition of Amherst is to improve the lives of all community members, by supporting progressive and … Continue reading Press release: NEW POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE FORMS IN AMHERST