Locally Grown

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Sunday, May 01, 2005

Public Forum on Electoral Reform

Berkshires for Progressive Change is sponsoring a public forum on electoral reform. The forum features four speakers:

Bill Shein, political humorist, blogger, and Berkshire Eagle columnist;

Pamela Wilmot, Executive Director of Massachusetts Common Cause;

Alexandra Russell, Director of Massachusetts Voters for Fair Elections; and

Peter Vickery, member of the Massachusetts Governor's Council

The speakers will give an overview of the electoral system and suggest ways in which it can be improved. Topics of discussion include: redistricting, public financing, and instant runoff voting, as well as other electoral issues.

Berkshires for Progressive Change is a grassroots organization dedicated to supporting candidates and issues that advance socially responsible reform in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

The forum is being held at the Monument Mountain Regional High School Auditorium on Wednesday, May 11 at 7:15. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information please call Bob Feuer at (413) 298-4749.


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