Making Democracy Work

Needham VOTES 2016

A voter information and engagement project of the League of Women Voters of Needham and the League of Women Voters of Needham Education Fund

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Schedule of Events

  • July 4: March in the Needham parade with voting message.
    Fourth of July Float
  • August-November 8: Air on Needham Channel LWV-Needham Public Service Announcements (PSAs) on voting, featuring Needham leaders and citizens. View the PSAs on YouTube by clicking the links below:
  • First time voter (new citizen)
  • First time voters (18 year olds)
  • Representative Denise Garlick
  • Experienced voters
  • Needham business owner
  • Needham parents
  • Needham Board of Selectmen Chair
  • September 1: "VOTE" yard signs around Needham.
  • September 8: Primary election.
  • September 20: Special election, Minuteman High School building project.
    Needham Harvest Fair Display
  • October 1: Needham Harvest Fair table with voter registration and voter information for November 8 election, including ballot questions and early voting.
  • October 4-November 4: LeagueReads 2016: League members visit Needham Elementary schools and read the book E is for Election Day and discuss the importance of voting.
    E is for Election Day
  • October 1-19: Distribute business-size cards with voter registration and early voting information.
  • October 1-November 8: Distribute business-size cards with early voting information.
  • Early October: Needham High Voter Registration.
  • October 6: Public Forum with Nathaniel Stinnett of the Environmental Voter Project. Explore the power of voting.
  • October 13: Letter to the Editor about ballot questions.

  • October: Through website encourage use of VOTE411. Link to ballot question information, secretary of state voting information, town clerk voting information.
  • October 19: Last day to register to vote for November 8th election.
  • October 21: Ballot Question Forum, focusing on Question 4, Needham Library. Click here for the Needham Channel recording.
  • October 24: Ballot Question Forum, focusing on Question 2, Broadmeadow School. Click here for the Needham Channel recording.
  • October 27 or November 3: Guest column on the election and voting.
  • October 24: "VOTE" yard signs around Needham.
  • October 24-November 4: Early Voting in Needham (see schedule).
  • October 24-November 8: Offer rides to the polls for Needham residents.
  • November 8: State and Presidential election.
    Vote! It Counts