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Baker Rejects Trump's Suggestion of 'Delayed' Election

Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday rebuffed the suggestion of postponing this fall's election due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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North Adams City Council Endorses Voting by Mail

The City Council on Tuesday endorsed a resolution supporting bills in the Legislature that seek to expand voting by mail. The resolution passed 7-2, with Councilor Robert Moulton Jr. and Wayne Wilkinson voting against.

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Williamstown Sees Bump in Applications for Mail-In Ballots

The town is prepared to serve voters on election day next month but still hoping that it will not have to serve too many of them.

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Williamstown Encouraging Voters to Obtain Mail-In Ballots

Town Clerks Mary Kennedy and Nicole Pedercini addressed the board at its twice-monthly virtual meeting to talk about the adjustments being made for the now June 23 election day.

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Adams Committee Raising Money for Susan B. Anthony Celebration

Adams is taking the lead nationally in recognizing Anthony as she was born on East Road in 1820.

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Three Students Receive VFW Scholarships

Dozens attended the award ceremony Monday held at the American Legion building banquet hall where a combined $2,950 in scholarships were given out to Hannah Berkel, Kailey Sultaire, and Kathrine Wilson.

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District Attorney Write-In Campaign Could Delay Results

City clerks say they're ready for what's expected to be a long night of hand-counting. It won't add too much time to the smaller towns that have always counted their ballots by hand but for the larger communities, it means thousands of ballots.

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MassPIRG Pushing to Increase Voter Turnout at MCLA

While turnout was low in the last mid-terms in 2014, only 16 percent, MCLA students turned out in numbers of 47 percent and 55 percent in 2012 and 2016, respectively.

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MCLA Students Explore Ranked-Choice, Plurality Voting Systems

Members of the Quantitative Understanding Across the Curriculum Committee looked to open students' eyes with the help of a little math and some candy to demonstrate that not only are their different methods of voting in an election but some, they believe, are vastly fairer.

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Adams Committee Getting Closer to Fundraising Goal for Anthony Statue

The committee member Erin Mucci in her financial update Thursday said the group has raised $82,678.39 to date.

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Berkshire Voters Head to the Polls on Primary Day

Voting in all cities and towns is from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; find polling places for your communities here. Those enrolled in a party must vote in that party's primary; voters who are unenrolled may choose which primary to vote in.

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Ranked Choice Voting Seen as Way to End Vote Splitting In Elections

On Tuesday many voters will head to the polls to vote in the three-candidate district attorney's race. But they have to figure out the game. Is their favorite candidate loses, did that pull a vote from their second choice? Vote splitting has been an ongoing conversation in every election when there are more than two candidates. Two candidates pull from the same like-minded voting pool and a third candidate cruises to victory.

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