In the News 2023

  • Amherst Climate Justice Coalition surveys candidates
    The Amherst Climate Justice Coalition surveyed Council candidates on a variety of climate and sustainability issues. Below are my responses. For the questions, candidates had four response options: Prioritize, Support, Don’t Support, No Answer. General Background: Prioritization, Budget, Staffing for Climate Action Candidate comments: Overarching climate actions Meeting the Council’s Climate Action Goals is a … Read more
  • League of Women Voters Election Guide
    The League of Women Voters of Amherst is again producing an election guide to help voters. Here are my answers to this year’s questions: As a Town Council member, what needs of the town do you hope to address? If re-elected, I will focus on moving the DPW and Fire Station projects forward, addressing our … Read more
  • Mandi responds to the Progressive Coalition of Amherst questionnaire
    Mandi responded to the wide-ranging questionnaire from the Progressive Coalition of Amherst, as they consider making candidate endorsements for the Town Council. Below are her answers. Have you accepted/will you accept endorsements from other groups? If so, please list the groups: Yes. I have a policy of responding to all endorsement surveys, which, as of … Read more
  • Mandi submits her statement for the Town webpage
    In an effort to provide a place for residents to find information about all candidates, Amherst’s charter requires the Town to publish candidate statements on its webpage. Below is the statement Mandi submitted: In my second term, I supported the Elementary School building project, major revisions to the rental permitting laws for safer rental housing, … Read more
  • Amherst Forward endorses Mandi
    In an announcement made today, Amherst Forward endorsed a number of candidates for Town Council and School Committee, and Mandi is excited to announce that she was one of them. Below is a part of their announcement: We’ve reviewed candidates’ answers to the questions we think are most important today. We’ve poured through their public … Read more