On January 16, the Massachusetts Senate overwhelmingly passed comprehensive election modernization legislation. Newspaper editorial boards and columnists have been quick to endorse the Senate bill, heralding its positive prospective benefits to voter access and participation, election integrity, and election administration.
Here's a list of what some of our state and local newspapers are saying about election modernization in Massachusetts.
Metrowest Daily News, Editorial: Improving state elections
The Herald News, Our View: Modernizing Massachusetts' election system
Daily Hampshire Gazette, Editorial: Streamlining the voting process in Massachusetts
Commonwealth Magazine, Voting reforms are long overdue
Springfield Republican, Editorial: Massachusetts poised to make voting easier
WickedLocal Somervilel Journal, Editorial: Improving state elections
Milford Daily News, Editorial: Improving state elections
Greenfield Recorder, Editorial: Voter reforms a move forward
Worcester Telegram, Editorial: Boosting voter participation
Cape Cod Times, 'Hey, Bay Staters, we're Number 42!'
Valley Advocate, Voting Reform in Massachusetts