Vote YES on ARTICLE 2 – “Put the Budget On the Ballot”

Citizens of Bedford, please vote YES on Article 2 at the Tuesday, March 14th town polls. Article 2 creates a Bedford Charter Commission for the “…sole purpose of establishing official ballot voting” on the Bedford Town Budget. Last year 5105 voters...

Voting Day March 14, 2023

We have two weeks until voting day. These next two weeks are the time to spread the word on your social media accounts YES on ARTICLE 2, and the election of NINE charter commissioners who will respect the will of the voters, and will do the work of commissions...

Please Run for Charter Commission

This is a one-shot deal, not a term position in the usual sense. It is necessary to do this in order to get the budget on the ballot. The information about Charter Commissioner election is now posted at the town clerk’s page along with other openings for regular...

Charter Commissioner Duties

Please read THIS FILE to learn what becoming a Charter Commissioner entails. Basically you will oversee the change to putting the budget on the ballot.

Petition Action at the Town Council Meeting Tonight!

The Town Council will act on our petition at tonight’s Town Council Meeting. See here for the details: https://drive.google.com/file/d/18qS100KuRFQ2VcEJ-1TQSD7sRjuCLpGl/view We now need to spread the word to all voters in Bedford, and ask for their support at the...

Thank You!

I have just received an unofficial notice (formal letter coming next week) that 1,168 verified signatures were counted from our November 8th event alone. The count will stop now, as we only needed 1,027 to get the issue onto the ballot. All tolled, by my count, we had...

Two Weeks to Go!

Happy Sunday and I hope you are enjoying the nice Fall weather! Only 2 weeks to go before the biggest day we have to gather signatures – the November 8th election. There is letter in this week’s Bedford Bulletin as well as the Bedford Patch Now is this time to...

Bedford’s Town Budget Deserves to be on the Bedford Town Ballot

37 votes is all it took to pass the nearly $40 million dollar Bedford Town Budget last year, at a 7:00pm meeting attended by 72 people. In contrast, our school budget of nearly $80 Million dollars was on the ballot for 5115 voters, the day before, with polls open all...

More Signatures from Weekend Events and New Places to Sign

Happy Monday everyone! Our initiative gained more signatures from an event over the weekend. If you are organizing political events this season, please let us know and we’ll help set up a signature station for registered Bedford voters. If you happen to frequent...

Primary Day Update

We had a GREAT day at the primary polls! We had one sign, two people, and recorded almost 300 signatures Thank you to everyone who signed the petition and stopped to say hello. That said, between now and the General Election we’re going to need lot’s of help. 1. Many...