On Tuesday, March 29, 2016, the Town of Amherst will hold their annual election. This year, there is a contested school committee race (3 candidates for 2 open seats).
In addition, there is an important Yes/ No question about forming a Charter Commission to examine our form of government. Simultaneously, there is vote on candidates to serve on the Charter Commission should the question pass. There are 19 candidates vying for 9 seats.
The League of Women Voters has detailed election guides available online: