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Voting & Elections 07.17.2024

Gun Ban at Polling Places Means “Voters Can Cast a Ballot Without Fear”

“At a time with heightened fear of political violence, the Massachusetts Legislature is sending a clear message that voters can cast a ballot without fear in the Bay State,” said Geoff Foster, Executive Director of Common Cause Massachusetts.

Voting & Elections 11.7.2022

Common Cause Massachusetts Reminds Voters “Election Day is not Results Day”

As voters head to the polls, Common Cause Massachusetts is reminding voters that it may take more than one day for election officials to finalize results, especially with an increase in the number of ballots cast by mail.

Voting & Elections 11.4.2022

Voter Hotline to Answer Election Day Questions

The Massachusetts Election Protection Coalition today announced its nonpartisan reporting program for voters who encounter any problems when they vote.

Voting & Elections 10.18.2022

Early Voting in the 2022 Midterm Election Begins This Saturday, Oct. 22

“In a strong and healthy democracy, every voter’s voice is heard, and every voice counts equally,” said Geoff Foster, Common Cause Massachusetts executive director.

Common Cause Releases 2022 “Democracy Scorecard” Showing Growing Support in Congress for Democracy Reform

“Our democracy is strongest when constituents are informed about the job our elected leaders are doing in Washington,” said Geoff Foster, Common Cause Massachusetts Executive Director.

TODAY: Committee on Redistricting to Hold Hearing on Draft Congressional Maps

The Special Joint Committee on Redistricting will provide the first opportunity for the public to weigh in on draft congressional maps at a virtual hearing this morning at 11:00 a.m. The public will be invited to provide public comment, during which Common Cause Massachusetts will advocate for amending the proposed boundaries for Congressional district nine to include both Fall River and New Bedford.

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