Early Voting Challenge in the News

Early Voting Challenge in the News

Ongoing round-up of coverage for the Early Voting Challenge in the media

On Thursday November 5, 2015, the Massachusetts Election Modernization Coalition launched our inaugural Early Voting Challenge, a contest designed to encourage local elections officials to implement robust early voting practices. The following is an ongoing round-up of media coverage of the campaign. Check it out, and go to www.EarlyVotingMA.com for more information on the Challenge, our research report, and the coalition’s recommendations for early voting implementation.

News Coverage:

Gloucester Times, 11/4/15 – Massachusetts election officials bristle over costs of early voting

11/5/2015 – Election Modernization Coalition press release announcing the Early Voting Challenge

MassLive, 11/5/2015 -Massachusetts Election Modernization Coalition urges more early voting, announces contest

Worcester Telegram, 11/5/2015 – Coalition urges more early voting sites across Massachusetts

Sentinel & Enterprise, 11/5/2015 – Coalition urges more early voting sites

Daily Free Press, 11/12/2015 – Early voting coalition seeks to increase voter turnout

Wicked Local, 11/18/2015 – Early voting coming in 2016

Worcester Telegram, 11/18/2015 – Worcester officials to poll residents about early voting

WAMC Northeast Public Radio, 11/18/2015 – Coalition Calls for Expanded Early Voting Opportunities

1/8/2016 – Election Modernization Coalition Launches Early Voting Training Program

Worcester Telegram, 2/11/16 – Worcester seeks 5 polling sites for early voting

South Coast Today, 3/9/16 – Early voting set to debut with November election but officials say there’s no funding

Taunton Daily Gazettee – Editorial, 5/9/16 – Our View: Late rules for early voting

Common Cause Democracy Wire, 5/31/16 – Secretary Galvin Must Release His Early Voting Regulations Right Away

State House News, 6/7/16 – As Mass. Prepares For First Experiment With Early Voting, Election Officials Sort Out The Rules