Category Archive for 'Override'

SOS is about sharing information, whether it is good, bad or ugly. At last week’s school committee meeting, our guidance department discussed the accreditation issue and shared a quote from the Director of Admissions at Boston College. We felt we should share it with you: “…While the college would not penalize the student applicant due […]

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How Organized Are the “No” Voters?

Is the “No?” vote organized enough to defeat this override? You bet they are. Here is what they are doing: building an e-mail list developing an on-line presence printing flyers going door-to-door in neighborhoods to distribute those flyers calling senior citizens to remind them to vote providing transportation to the polls distributing absentee ballot information […]

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Need Help Voting?

Oh no! I have to be out of town on Thursday! Did you just find out that you have to be out of town on Thursday, May 15th? Or that you’ll have to work late? No problem. If you live in Hamilton, just go to town hall Monday night until 7:00 pm to vote by […]

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We need every vote to get this override passed, and we can’t get the vote out without your help. We’ve made it easy for you to reach out to your friends and neighbors and non-voters. Click the link below to print out a letter which you can print out and send to your neighbors with […]

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Fifteen. In 2005, an override failed on the ballot in Hamilton by only 15 votes. But really it only takes one missing vote to kill an override – your vote, your spouse’s vote, your neighbor’s vote, your college student’s vote. Help us get the vote out – every vote! Read our next e-mail to find […]

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Why is it so important that you vote next Thursday? How could we ever lose? Here’s why overrides fail: The “yes” voters see the large turnout at Town Meeting and get complacent. They are certain that all those “other” voters will go to the polls and assume that they don’t need to vote themselves. Because […]

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Absentee voting is so easy that there is no reason for anyone to miss voting because they weren’t in town that day. Go to the Town Hall and vote over the counter by filling out an absentee ballot application form (which is necessary to do in order to get the absentee ballot) and then vote, […]

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