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* [[Special municipal election for the purpose of a Proposition 2 1/2 override ballot question - http://www.northamptonma.gov/mayor/uploads/listWidget/12059/Order%20Special%20Election%20Ballot%20Question%20$2,500,000.pdf]]
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* [[Special municipal election for the purpose of a Proposition 2 1/2 override ballot question -> http://www.northamptonma.gov/mayor/uploads/listWidget/12059/Order%20Special%20Election%20Ballot%20Question%20$2,500,000.pdf]]
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* November 6th, 2012.
**Northampton Special Municipal Election (learn more at the [[City of Northampton web site->http://northamptonma.gov/]])
**State
election.
**United States Senate elections.
**United States House of Representatives elections.
**United States Presidential Election.\\\

* [[Full 2012 Northampton Election Schedule ->
http://www.northamptonma.gov/cityclerk/uploads/listWidget/8921/2012%20Election%20Calendar.pdf]]
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Tuesday, June 25, 2013. Polling hours: 7:00AM – 8:00PM.
* Special State Election for U.S. Senate
* [[Special municipal
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* [[Northampton Ward and Precinct Maps -> http://www.northamptonma.gov/opd/GIS_and_Maps/Ward_and_Precinct_Maps/]]\\
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* [[Northampton Ward and Precinct Maps -> http://www.northamptonma.gov/Reprecincting__Census_2010/Census_Maps/]]\\
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* November 6th, 2012. State election. United States Senate elections. United States House of Representatives elections
. United States Presidential Election.\\\
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* November 6th, 2012.
**Northampton Special Municipal Election (learn more at the [[City of Northampton web site->http://northamptonma.gov/]])
**State election.
**United States Senate elections.
**United States House of Representatives elections.
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!!Links
Here are some links to information on local politics and elections:

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!!Information for voters
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* [[http://www.lwvnorthamptonarea.org/|Northampton Area League of Women Voters]]\\\

* [[http://www.lwvma.org/|Massachusetts League of Women Voters]]\\
These are the local and state sites for the League of Women Voters, the well-respected, nonpartisan group that advocates for more political participation and better information.\\\

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* [[http://www.lwvma.org/|Massachusetts League of Women Voters]]\\
The League of Women Voters is a well-respected, nonpartisan group that advocates for more political participation and better information. The [[Northampton Area League of Women Voters -> http://www.lwvnorthamptonarea.org/]] also has a site.\\\

!!Information about voters
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!! Candidates and issues
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"VoteGopher is your one-stop Election 2008 hub - a non-partisan source for comparing the candidates' positions on the issues.  We have real information for real people, compiled for busy Americans and political pundits alike."\\\
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"VoteGopher is your one-stop Election 2012 hub - a non-partisan source for comparing the candidates' positions on the issues.  We have real information for real people, compiled for busy Americans and political pundits alike."\\\
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* [[http://www.massdems.org|Massachusetts Democratic Party]]\\
 
[[http://www.massgop.com|Massachusetts Republican Party]]\\
 
[[http://www.massgreens.org|Green-Rainbow Party, MA]]\\
 
[[http://www.lpmass.org|Libertarian Party of Massachusetts]]\\
Here are the websites for several of the state political parties.

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!! Massachusetts Political Parties
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[[http://www.massdems.org|Massachusetts Democratic Party]]
* [[http://www.massgop.com|Massachusetts Republican Party]]
* [[http://www.massgreens.org|Green-Rainbow Party, MA]]
* [[http://www.lpmass.org|Libertarian Party of Massachusetts]]\\
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(:title Elections and Voting:)
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(:title Northampton Elections and Voting:)
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(:see-also:)
* [[Government -> Main.Government]]
* [[News -> Main.News]]
* [[Regional News and Media]]
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The Northampton Biennial Election will be held '''November 8th, 2011 7 AM–8 PM'''.

Contested positions include:
* Mayor
* Councilor at Large
* Councilor, Ward 2
* School Committee at Large

[[Specimen ballot from the City of Northampton's website -> http://www.northamptonma.gov/uploads/basicContentWidget/10087/Nov8Ballot.tif]]

!!!Forums and debates
* [[Mayoral Debate, Tuesday, October 11 -> http://www.northamptonma.gov/events/Mayoral_Debate__Dav_2683/]] Northampton High School Auditorium. 7 PM (doors open at 6:30)
* Candidate Forum, Wednesday, October 12. Lathrop Retirement Community Community Room. 4–5 PM
* [[Mayoral Debate, Monday, October 17 -> http://www.northamptonma.gov/events/Mayoral_Debate__Smi_2684/]] Neilson Browsing Room, Smith College Monday, 7–8:30 PM
* [[Mayor and Councilor at Large Debate, Wednesday, Oct. 19 -> http://www.northamptonma.gov/events/Ward_3_Neighborhood__2682/]] cafetorium of Bridge Street School from 7–9:30 PM
* [[Mayoral Forum for the LGBT Community, Saturday, October 29 -> http://www.michaelbardsley.com/blog/2011/10/14/northampton-mayoral-candidates-to-hold-forum-for-the-lgbt-co.html]] The State Room, The Center at 35 State Street, from 3–5 PM
* [[Mayoral Debate, Tuseday, November 1, -> http://www.northamptonma.gov/events/Mayoral_Debate_2695/]] JFK Middle School 7–9 PM

!!!Coverage
* [[Northampton Community Television coverage -> http://www.northamptontv.org/category/2011-northampton-election/]]
* [[NorthamptonMedia -> http://northamptonmedia.com/blog/tag/election-2011/
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* September 6th, 2012. State primaries\\\

* November 6th
, 2012. State election. United States Senate elections. United States House of Representatives elections. United States Presidential Election.\\\

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[[Full 2012 Northampton Election Schedule -> http://www.northamptonma.gov/cityclerk/uploads/listWidget/8921/2012%20Election%20Calendar.pdf]]
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[[http://www.northamptonma.gov/registrar/index.php|Northampton Registrar of Voters]]\\
The Registrars office has a printable application for an absentee ballot, a list of [[http://www.northamptonma.gov/registrar/uploads/listWidget/6496/Street%20List%202008.pdf|which streets are in which wards]], [[http://www.northamptonma.gov/cityclerk/Elections/|where the polling places are]], and more.\\


[[http://www.northamptonma.gov/cityclerk/|Northampton City Clerk]]\\
The City Clerk's office usually posts information on elections, like sample ballots and other basic help.\\


[[http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/eleidx.htm|Massachusetts Elections Division]]\\
This state website has tons of information & links about all aspects of state elections.\\


[[http://www.lwvnorthamptonarea.org/|Northampton Area League of Women Voters]]\\

[[http://www.lwvma.org/|Massachusetts League of Women Voters]]\\
These are the local and state sites for the League of Women Voters, the well-respected, nonpartisan group that advocates for more political participation and better information.\\


[[http://www.northamptonma.gov/cityclerk/Elections/]]\\
Where to vote - Precincts and polling locations in Northampton\\

[[http://www.northamptonma.gov/opd/GIS_and_Maps/Ward_and_Precinct_Maps/]]\\
Maps of wards to find out what ward you're in!\\


[[https://www.overseasvotefoundation.org/|Overseas Vote Foundation]]\\
Overseas United States citizens, State Department employees, and active duty uniformed service members and their accompanying families within and outside of the U.S. can register to vote and request an absentee ballot here.\\


[[http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/voting.html|U.S. Census Bureau - Voting & Registration]]\\
Data collected by the Census Bureau on voting & registration in recent elections, by demographic groups, region, & socioeconomic characteristics.\\


[[http://www.votegopher.com/|VoteGopher.com]]\\
"VoteGopher is your one-stop Election 2008 hub - a non-partisan source for comparing the candidates' positions on the issues.  We have real information for real people, compiled for busy Americans and political pundits alike."

[[http://www.cqpolitics.com/|CQpolitics.com]]\\
Non-partisan political news and information.

[[http://www.politico.com/|Politico.com]]\\
Up-to-date political news and information.

[[http://maplight.org/|MAPLight.org]]\\
Money and Politics: Illuminating the connection.\\





[[http://www.massdems.org|Massachusetts Democratic Party]]\\
[[http://www.massgop.com|Massachusetts Republican Party]]\\
[[http://www.massgreens.org|Green-Rainbow Party, MA]]\\
[[http://www.lpmass.org|Libertarian Party of Massachusetts]]\\
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* [[http://www.northamptonma.gov/registrar/index.php|Northampton Registrar of Voters]]\\
The Registrars office has a printable application for an absentee ballot, a list of [[http://www.northamptonma.gov/registrar/uploads/listWidget/6496/Street%20List%202008.pdf|which streets are in which wards]], [[http://www.northamptonma.gov/cityclerk/Elections/|where the polling places are]], and more.\\\

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[[http://www.northamptonma.gov/cityclerk/|Northampton City Clerk]]\\
The City Clerk's office usually posts information on elections, like sample ballots and other basic help.\\\

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[[http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/eleidx.htm|Massachusetts Elections Division]]\\
This state website has tons of information & links about all aspects of state elections.\\\

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[[http://www.lwvnorthamptonarea.org/|Northampton Area League of Women Voters]]\\\

*
[[http://www.lwvma.org/|Massachusetts League of Women Voters]]\\
These are the local and state sites for the League of Women Voters, the well-respected, nonpartisan group that advocates for more political participation and better information.\\\

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[[Where to vote in Northampton -> http://www.northamptonma.gov/cityclerk/Elections/]]\\
Where to vote - Precincts and polling locations in Northampton\\\

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[[Northampton Ward and Precinct Maps -> http://www.northamptonma.gov/opd/GIS_and_Maps/Ward_and_Precinct_Maps/]]\\
Maps of wards to find out what ward you're in!\\\

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[[https://www.overseasvotefoundation.org/|Overseas Vote Foundation]]\\
Overseas United States citizens, State Department employees, and active duty uniformed service members and their accompanying families within and outside of the U.S. can register to vote and request an absentee ballot here.\\\

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[[http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/voting.html|U.S. Census Bureau - Voting & Registration]]\\
Data collected by the Census Bureau on voting & registration in recent elections, by demographic groups, region, & socioeconomic characteristics.\\\

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[[http://www.votegopher.com/|VoteGopher.com]]\\
"VoteGopher is your one-stop Election 2008 hub - a non-partisan source for comparing the candidates' positions on the issues.  We have real information for real people, compiled for busy Americans and political pundits alike."\\\

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[[http://www.cqpolitics.com/|CQpolitics.com]]\\
Non-partisan political news and information.\\\

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[[http://www.politico.com/|Politico.com]]\\
Up-to-date political news and information.\\\

*
[[http://maplight.org/|MAPLight.org]]\\
Money and Politics: Illuminating the connection.\\\

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[[http://www.massdems.org|Massachusetts Democratic Party]]\\
  [[http://www.massgop.com|Massachusetts Republican Party]]\\
  [[http://www.massgreens.org|Green-Rainbow Party, MA]]\\
  [[http://www.lpmass.org|Libertarian Party of Massachusetts]]\\
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!!!Forums and debates:
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!!!Forums and debates
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[[A full list of candidates can be found on the City of Northampton's website -> http://www.northamptonma.gov/uploads/basicContentWidget/10087/Candidates%20for%20Nov%202011%20Municipal%20Election.PDF]]
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[[Specimen ballot from the City of Northampton's website -> http://www.northamptonma.gov/uploads/basicContentWidget/10087/Nov8Ballot.tif]]
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* [[Mayoral Forum for the LGBT Community, Saturday, October 29 -> http://www.michaelbardsley.com/blog/2011/10/14/northampton-mayoral-candidates-to-hold-forum-for-the-lgbt-co.html]] The State Room, The Center at 35 State Street, from 3–5 PM
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Contested positions include:
* Mayor
* Councilor at Large
* Councilor, Ward 2
* School Committee at Large

[[A full list of candidates can be found on the City of Northampton's website -> http://www.northamptonma.gov/uploads/basicContentWidget/10087/Candidates%20for%20Nov%202011%20Municipal%20Election.PDF]]

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!!!Coverage
* [[Northampton Community Television coverage -> http://www.northamptontv.org/category/2011-northampton-election/]]

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!!Upcoming Elections

The Northampton Biennial Election will be held '''November 8th, 2011 7 AM–8 PM'''.

!!!Forums and debates:
* [[Mayoral Debate, Tuesday, October 11 -> http://www.northamptonma.gov/events/Mayoral_Debate__Dav_2683/]] Northampton High School Auditorium. 7 PM (doors open at 6:30)
* Candidate Forum, Wednesday, October 12. Lathrop Retirement Community Community Room. 4–5 PM
* [[Mayoral Debate, Monday, October 17 -> http://www.northamptonma.gov/events/Mayoral_Debate__Smi_2684/]] Neilson Browsing Room, Smith College Monday, 7–8:30 PM
* [[Mayor and Councilor at Large Debate, Wednesday, Oct. 19 -> http://www.northamptonma.gov/events/Ward_3_Neighborhood__2682/]] cafetorium of Bridge Street School from 7–9:30 PM
* [[Mayoral Debate, Tuseday, November 1, -> http://www.northamptonma.gov/events/Mayoral_Debate_2695/]] JFK Middle School 7–9 PM

!!Links
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(:title Elections and Voting:)
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'''Information on Municipal Election, November 3, 2009'''
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[[http://www.northamptonma.gov/cityclerk/Elections/November_3_2009_Election_Candidates/]]
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'''Information on Municipal Election, November 3, 2009'''
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[[http://www.northamptonma.gov/cityclerk/Elections/November_3_2009_Election_Candidates/]]
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Information on Municipal Election, November 3, 2009
[[http://www.northamptonma.gov/cityclerk/Elections/November_3_2009_Election_Candidates/]]
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Information on Municipal Election, November 3, 2009
[[http://www.northamptonma.gov/cityclerk/Elections/November_3_2009_Election_Candidates/]]
from the office of the City Clerk.

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[[http://maps.google.com/maps/mpl?moduleurl=http://maps.google.com/mapfiles/mapplets/elections/2008/us-voter-info/us-voter-info.xml&utm_campaign=en&utm_medium=ha&utm_source=en-ha-na-us-sk-mp&utm_term=voter%20info|Google Voter Info Site]]\\
Google has released a new web site to help simply and centralize information about voting locations and voter registration.\\

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The Registrars office has a printable application for an absentee ballot, a list of [[http://www.northamptonma.gov/gsuniverse/httpRoot/registrar/uploads/listWidget/6496/Street%20List%202008.pdf|which streets are in which wards]], [[http://www.northamptonma.gov/cityclerk/Elections/|where the polling places are]], and more.\\

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The Registrars office has a printable application for an absentee ballot, a list of [[http://www.northamptonma.gov/registrar/uploads/listWidget/6496/Street%20List%202008.pdf|which streets are in which wards]], [[http://www.northamptonma.gov/cityclerk/Elections/|where the polling places are]], and more.\\

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!!The polls are open from 7 AM to 8 PM on Tuesday, November 4.
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!!The polls are open from 7 AM to 8 PM on Tuesday, November 4.
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The polls are open from 7 AM to 8 PM on Tuesday, November 4.

[[http://www.northamptonma.gov/gsuniverse/httpRoot/registrar/|Northampton Registrar of Voters]]\\
The Registrars office has a printable application for an absentee ballot, a list of [[http://www.northamptonma.gov/gsuniverse/httpRoot/registrar/uploads/listWidget/6496/Street%20List%202008.pdf|which streets are in which wards]], [[http://www.northamptonma.gov/cityclerk/Elections/|where the polling places are]], and more.\\

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[[http://www.northamptonma.gov/gsuniverse/httpRoot/registrar/|Northampton Registrar of Voters]]\\
The Registrars office has a printable application for an absentee ballot, a list of [[http://www.northamptonma.gov/gsuniverse/httpRoot/registrar/uploads/listWidget/6496/Street%20List%202008.pdf|which streets are in which wards]], [[http://www.northamptonma.gov/cityclerk/Elections/|where the polling places are]], and more.\\

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The Registrars office has a printable application for an absentee ballot, a list of [[http://www.northamptonma.gov/gsuniverse/httpRoot/registrar/uploads/listWidget/6496/Street%20List%202008.pdf|which streets are in which wards]], [[http://www.northamptonma.gov/cityclerk/Elections/|where the polling places are]], and more.\\

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"VoteGopher is your one-stop Election 2008 hub - a non-partisan source for comparing the candidates' positions on the issues.  We have real information for real people, compiled for busy Americans and political pundits alike."\\
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"VoteGopher is your one-stop Election 2008 hub - a non-partisan source for comparing the candidates' positions on the issues.  We have real information for real people, compiled for busy Americans and political pundits alike."
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Up-to-date political news and information.\\
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Up-to-date political news and information.
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Non-partisan political news and information.\\
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Non-partisan political news and information.
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[[http://www.cqpolitics.com/|CQpolitics.com]]\\
Non-partisan political news and information.\\

[[http://www.politico.com/|Politico.com]]\\
Up-to-date political news and information.\\

[[http://www.maplight.org/|MAPLight.org]]\\
Money and Politics: Illuminating the connection.\\




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The Registrars office has a printable application for an absentee ballot, a list of which streets are in which wards, [[http://www.northamptonma.gov/cityclerk/Elections/|where the polling places are]], and more.\\

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Google has released a new web site to help simply and centralize information about voting locations and voter registration.\\

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[[http://maps.google.com/maps/mpl?moduleurl=http://maps.google.com/mapfiles/mapplets/elections/2008/us-voter-info/us-voter-info.xml&utm_campaign=en&utm_medium=ha&utm_source=en-ha-na-us-sk-mp&utm_term=voter%20info|Google Voter Info Site]]\\

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Here are some links to information on local politics and elections:

[[http://www.northamptonma.gov/cityclerk/|Northampton City Clerk]]\\
The City Clerk's office usually posts information on elections, like sample ballots and other basic help.\\


[[http://www.northamptonma.gov/gsuniverse/httpRoot/registrar/|Northampton Registrar of Voters]]\\
The Registrars office has a printable application for an absentee ballot, a list of which streets are in which wards, where the polling places are, and more.\\


[[http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/eleidx.htm|Massachusetts Elections Division]]\\
This state website has tons of information & links about all aspects of state elections.\\


[[http://www.lwvnorthamptonarea.org/|Northampton Area League of Women Voters]]\\

[[http://www.lwvma.org/|Massachusetts League of Women Voters]]\\
These are the local and state sites for the League of Women Voters, the well-respected, nonpartisan group that advocates for more political participation and better information.\\


[[http://www.northamptonma.gov/cityclerk/Elections/]]\\
Where to vote - Precincts and polling locations in Northampton\\


[[http://www.northamptonma.gov/opd/GIS_and_Maps/Ward_and_Precinct_Maps/]]\\
Maps of wards to find out what ward you're in!\\


[[https://www.overseasvotefoundation.org/|Overseas Vote Foundation]]\\
Overseas United States citizens, State Department employees, and active duty uniformed service members and their accompanying families within and outside of the U.S. can register to vote and request an absentee ballot here.\\


[[http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/voting.html|U.S. Census Bureau - Voting & Registration]]\\
Data collected by the Census Bureau on voting & registration in recent elections, by demographic groups, region, & socioeconomic characteristics.\\


[[http://www.votegopher.com/|VoteGopher.com]]\\
"VoteGopher is your one-stop Election 2008 hub - a non-partisan source for comparing the candidates' positions on the issues.  We have real information for real people, compiled for busy Americans and political pundits alike."\\




[[http://www.massdems.org|Massachusetts Democratic Party]]\\
[[http://www.massgop.com|Massachusetts Republican Party]]\\
[[http://www.massgreens.org|Green-Rainbow Party, MA]]\\
[[http://www.lpmass.org|Libertarian Party of Massachusetts]]\\
Here are the websites for several of the state political parties.

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