Link at MA Sec of State
– Vote Yes or No. (Information from Ballotpedia.org.)
|#1 GAMBLING – Expanded Gambling||Allows the Gaming Commission to issue an addition Category 2 licenses.|
|#2 EDUCATION – Increase Access to Public Charter Schools||Authorizes the approval of up to 12 new charter schools or enrollment expansion in existing charter schools by the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education per year.|
|#3 ANIMALS – Farm Animal Containment||Prohibit certain methods of farm animal containment.|
|#4 MARIJUANA – Marijuana Legalization||Legalizes recreational marijuana for individuals at least 21 years old.|
National and State Election – Nov. 8, 2016, US President, US Senator and US House of Representative, MA State Senators and House of Representatives. Four questions on MA ballot. (Last day to Change Address or to Register to Vote (in MA) is Oct. 19.) For other states check their election websites.
Change your voting address? Register to Vote? Check your listed voting address? Where do you vote?
LINK BELOW TO OBTAIN THE INFORMATION (You must vote at the Brookline Town Clerk’s Office prior to the day of the election (absentee) or, on the day of the election, at the polling location associated with your registered address). Absentee ballots are available approximately 20 days prior to the election.http://www.sec.state.ma.us/VoterRegistrationSearch/MyVoterRegStatus.aspx For other states go to the website of the Elections Department Deadline for Change of Address or Registration for May 5, 2015, Brookline Town Election, deadline is April 15, 2015. CANNOT BE DONE ON-LINE.
The Declaration of Independence says: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all people are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights. But Rights come with Responsibilities, so your Right to vote also means you are responsible for registering, educating yourself on the candidates and the issues, AND voting – in every election. Betsy Munzer