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  1. ATM 2008, Article 23 proposed special legislation to allow the Selectmen to mail notice to registered voters explaining questions on the ballot. The article failed for a lack of majority. Given 10% voter turnout and less than 3% margin of approval on a ballot question which increased property taxes, isn’t it time to build transparency into local elections?

    Special Act Relative to Voter Information
    That the Town authorize the Board of Selectmen to file special legislation with the General Court in the following form:
    “An Act authorizing the Town of Westford to send certain information to registered voters in the Town of Westford.

    How many voters knew there was a tax question on the ballot?

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