The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
Representative Niki Tsongas (D-incumbent) and Ann Wofford (R) have accepted the LWV of Concord and Carlisle's invitation to participate in a candidate forum for the 3rd Congressional District. The forum will be held at Lowell High School's Irish Auditorium, 50 Father Morissette Blvd., Lowell, MA.
Public parking is available for a nominal charge at the Ayotte Garage across from the Lowell High School. The forum will be live streamed on Lowell Public Television and WCAP radio. It will be videotaped and made available for viewing on CCTV through November 8.
This forum is co-sponsored with Lowell Votes, Lowell High School and Lowell Educational Television.
League members and the public are invited to submit questions for the candidates to by e-mailing them to email@example.com.
Please submit your questions for the candidates to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are forming a League Selecton Committee, which will select the Citizen-at-Large, and invite League members to volunteer.
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The League of Women Voters election information website, VOTE411.org, is a "one-stop-shop" for election related information. It provides nonpartisan information to the public with both general and state-specific information on the following aspects of the election process:
Absentee ballot informationAn important component of VOTE411.org is the polling place locator, which enables users to type in their address and retrieve the poll location for the voting precinct in which that address is located. The League has found that this is among the most sought after information in the immediate days leading up to, and on, Election Day.
Ballot measure information (where applicable)
Early voting options (where applicable)
Factual data on candidates in various federal, state and local races
General information on such topics as how to watch debates with a critical eye
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Voter registration forms
The Massachusetts Secretary of State website has election information (ballot initiatives, state primary and general election races)and voting information (registration, including online registration, absentee ballot, early voting).