The League of Women Voters of Westford is a group of women and men of all ages and backgrounds with the common interest of “Making Democracy Work.” The League’s goal is to encourage active and informed participation of citizens in government.

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    LWV Candidates Forum 3rd Congressional District, August 27

    Posted on Aug 20 2018

    Congresswoman Niki Tsongas is not seeking reelection, making this one of only 55 vacated house seats in the country. There are ten Democratic and one Republican candidate on the primary ballot.

     Monday, August 27, 7-8:30 p.m., Chelmsford High School Performing Arts Center

    200 Richardson Road, Chelmsford, MA.


    The League of Women Voters of Chelmsford, with the help of the League of Women Voters of Westford and other town leagues in Middlesex County, will hold a Candidates Forum for the 3rd Congressional District. The League of Women Voters has invited all candidates whose names will appear on the September 4 ballots to participate.

    The forum will be held in the Chelmsford High School Performing Arts Center, 200 Richardson Rd, Chelmsford, on the evening of Monday, August 27, 2018, from 7-8:30 p.m. We plan to record the program for re-airing on Chelmsford TV and other local public access TV stations.

    The 3rd Congressional District Representative represents residents of Middlesex, Worcester and Essex Counties in the U. S. Congress.

    A similar forum held on July 23 in Concord, MA. had an overflow crowd at the Harvey Wheeler Community Center. More than 100 people had to be turned away.

    The League of Women Voters is eager to help voters learn more about the candidates running in the September 4th Primary Election and provide a nonpartisan forum for all candidates to be heard. The event is part of our mission to encourage the active and informed participation of all citizens in government and the electoral process. The forum is free and open to the public.

    Contact: Judy Zaunbrecher
    LWV – Concord Carlisle Voter Service Chair
    Phone (978) 371-7466

    State League Voter’s Guide Available

    Posted on Aug 15 2018

    The LWV of Massachusetts is making an online Voters’ Guide available for the upcoming State primary elections. This is a great way to see information about all of the candidates in one place, and even help you fill out a sample ballot. Many of the candidates have answered questions posed by the Voters’ Guide, so you can compare responses on current issues.

    LWV State Primary Voters’ Guide

    “How Westford Works” Published

    Posted on Mar 26 2018

    The League of Women Voters of Westford is excited to announce their latest publication, “How Westford Works.”   This document describes all aspects of town government, and is a great way to get to know how your town works. You can find it at League events (such as the upcoming Candidates’ Night on April 26) or online.  It will also be made available at Town Hall and the Library.

    The League would like to thank the committee that started with the idea for this document last year and worked to locate and collect all of the information about the Town of Westford in one place. We hope this will be an invaluable resource for residents both new and old.

    Read “How Westford Works” today!

    Watch “Show Me the Money!” Online

    Posted on Nov 12 2017

    The League would like to thank Finance Director Dan O’Donnell and Selectman Elizabeth Almeida for leading a fun and informative presentation on town finances. If you missed it live, you can now watch it online. The slides presented are also available online. Even if you attended the presentation, you might want to have more time to look at Dan’s tables and pie charts!

    Updated Version of “A Guide to Town Meeting in Westford” Now Available

    Posted on Aug 15 2016

    Thanks to the hard work of League members, a new version of the League’s publication “A Guide to Town Meeting in Westford” is now available. Hard copies will be available at town meetings, as well as at the Library and the Town Clerk’s office. You can also download your own copy online from our website.

    The Guide is an invaluable resource for anyone who attends, or would like to attend, Westford’s Town Meetings.

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