North Pleasant Street Amehrst MA

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2017 Massachusetts Democratic Convention…

Our Town Democratic Committee has not had much discussion about local issues in Amherst, but the emails below show an interest in starting such an exchange.  We won't all agree, but there is no loyalty test here.  Start with Chris Brashear's note nex...

Local "No On Question 1" Campaigning Activities

The campaign for No On Question 1 is in need of your help during the next several days prior to the election. If Question 1 passes it would eliminate the state income tax, resulting in a 40 percent cut instate revenues.  We must defeat Question 1, and we cannot take this vote for granted.  Six years ago 45 percent of voters voted to eliminate the state income tax. ADTC Chair Leo Maley details a host of things you can do. Find out how you can help out.

Sign holding and phone calling — two critically important ways to communicate our No on Question 1 message to voters.

Below are some of the remaining coordinated No on Question 1 activities in the Amherst area.

Remember:  If Question 1 passes it would eliminate the state income tax, resulting in a 40 percent cut instate revenues.  We must defeat Question 1, and we cannot take this vote for granted.  Six years ago 45 percent of voters voted to eliminate the state income tax.

Please join us for one or more of the following campaign visibilities.

Amherst and Sunderland  No on Question 1 sign holding visibilities:
 
Thurs. Oct. 29       4 pm - 5:30 pm            Sunderland Rte 47/116 intersection
 
Friday, Oct. 31        4 pm - 5:30 pm           Amherst Atkins Corner (Q1 is REALLY scary!)
 
Sat., Nov. 1st         10 am - 12 noon          Amherst Common at Route 9
 
Election day:  8 am - 9 am & 12 noon - 1 pm     Down town Amherst main intersection

Phone Banks — We are also making No on Question 1 phone calls to targeted voters.

For information about phoning targeted voters from home, contact Judith Seelig via email...

Or you can join with others in the final two nights of phone banking from the Massachusetts Society of Professors (MSP) office.

This phone bank runs from 5:30 to 8:00 pm tonight (Wed, 10/28) and tomorrow (10/29). 
The office is located at:
121 Hampshire House on the UMass campus. 
Call 545-2206 to reserve a slot with this phone bank.

Please forward this email to friends, family, and neighbors who might be able to help in these, the final days,
of the No on Question 1 campaign. Press the "Email" button at the upper right corner of this article.

Thanks for your support,

Leo Maley
Chair, Amherst Democratic Town Committee
Volunteer - No on Question 1 campaign.