Monday, October 27, 2014

November 4th - Election Collection

The listing of candidates for the State election on Nov 4th can be found here
http://www.franklinmatters.org/2014/11/state-election-nov-4th.html

Commentary on voter turnout based upon historical data from Franklin's elections from 2003 through 2013
http://www.franklinmatters.org/2014/11/will-you-be-one-of-12418.html


To help prepare to vote on the ballot questions for the state wide election on November 4th, these links bring in one place all that has been published here regarding the specific questions. (As I find anything else worthy to add as the election approaches, I'll also include the links here.)


I put together a ballot question cheat sheet. You can print it out, make notes on it, mark you choice and bring it with you to the poll on Tuesday
http://www.franklinmatters.org/2014/11/my-franklin-ballot-questions-cheat-sheet.html


Ballot Question 1 (state wide question on elimination of gas tax indexing)

Ballot Question 2 (state wide question on expanding the beverage container law)

Ballot Question 3 (state wide question on expanding the prohibitions on gaming)

Ballot Question 4 (state wide question on earned sick time for employees)

Ballot Question 5 (local to Franklin - dedicated override to fund road repairs)
http://www.franklinmatters.org/2014/10/ballot-question-5-dedicated-override-to.html

Ballot Question 6 (local to Franklin - not binding on repealing the Citizens United decision)
http://www.franklinmatters.org/2014/10/ballot-question-6-resolution-on.html

MCAN Climate Hawk take on the Ballot Questions
http://www.franklinmatters.org/2014/10/ballot-questions-for-all-climate-hawks.html

Ballotpedia has information on the four state wide questions here
http://ballotpedia.org/2014_ballot_measures#Massachusetts

You can also spend some following the links to review their information on the gubernatorial election and other state wide positions on the ballot Nov 4th
http://ballotpedia.org/Massachusetts_Gubernatorial_election,_2014#Race_background


MassBudget has published a series on Ballot Question #4 on Earned Paid Sick Time
Health implicationshttp://www.franklinmatters.org/2014/10/massbudget-public-health-implications.html 
Data for Franklinhttp://www.franklinmatters.org/2014/09/massbudget-local-data-on-earned-paid.html 
Frequently Asked Questionshttp://www.franklinmatters.org/2014/08/kidscount-faq-earned-paid-sick-time.html


Voices of Franklin

Sean Slater on Question One
http://www.franklinmatters.org/2014/10/voices-of-franklin-sean-slater-vote-yes.html

Carla Lievano on Question Four
http://www.franklinmatters.org/2014/10/voices-of-franklin-carla-lievano-vote.html


Where does Franklin vote now that the Field House is gone?
Vote at the high school gymnasium. Parking is available in front of the building at 218 Oak St. Signs will direct you to the community entrance (see photo) and into the gym.

community entrance to Franklin High School, gymnasium located on the left inside the doors
community entrance to Franklin High School, gymnasium located on the left inside the doors

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