VOTING

Amherst mulls lowering voting age

7/25/19

AMHERST — Allowing residents under 18 and noncitizens to vote in local elections will be a significant challenge to implement in Amherst, according...

NORTHAMPTON — The Charter Review Committee will hold a forum Tuesday on election issues, including ranked-choice voting and youth voting in...

NORTHAMPTON – Hampshire County saw a voter turnout of 65 percent, exceeding precedents set by earlier midterm elections in many communities...

,By DUSTY CHRISTENSEN SPRINGFIELD — After Democrats seized control of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday night, the Massachusetts...

Midterm election early voting underway

10/25/18

For the second time in Massachusetts, voters are able to cast early ballots from Monday through Nov. 2. This is the first time the state has...

At 19, Jim Lemkin found himself in an old pickup truck on a bumpy, winding road in rural Mississippi at the height of the Civil Rights Movement. He...

BOSTON — Western Massachusetts progressives are mounting a campaign: They are canvassing door to door, working the phones, and pushing voters to...

If you don’t vote, don’t complainI read with annoyance Saturday’s front page trumpeting the turnouts for the recent primary ranging from 30-45...

Fifty-two votes. That’s all that separates Lori Trahan and Daniel Koh after last Tuesday’s Democratic primary in Massachusetts’ third congressional...

What’s it going to take to get more people to vote?It was definitely uplifting to see the headline on the Sept. 8-9 Gazette that told us that...

NORTHAMPTON — Up and down the Pioneer Valley, Tuesday’s state primary saw a much higher voter turnout than four years earlier, possibly a...

Lowering the voting age is a dubious ideaI was surprised at your editorial supporting lowering the voter age in Northampton without question. It is...

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