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Voting & Elections 04.13.2022

Common Cause Massachusetts Celebrates the Appeals Court decision in Moran v. Commonwealth

“We hope that this decision marks the end of the partisan-led effort to overturn the 2020 election results. Massachusetts voters deserve to have confidence that our election choices will be honored – even by losing candidates. We appreciate that the Appeals Court has upheld the lower court’s decision.” 

Voting & Elections 01.27.2022

Massachusetts House Sends VOTES Act to Conference Committee

The House of Representatives made progress on much needed reforms in the VOTES Act, like vote by mail, expanded early voting, and jail-based voting which will make our democracy stronger.

Voting & Elections 01.20.2022

Following Defeat of Federal Voting Bill in U.S. Senate, Election Modernization Coalition Urges Massachusetts Legislature to pass VOTES Act

The Massachusetts Legislature must now move quickly to pass the VOTES Act (S.2554), which includes same-day voter registration and other voting reforms for our state.

Voting & Elections 11.19.2021

Same Day Voter Registration is the most popular election reform proposal in Massachusetts

The Election Modernization Coalition applaud the finding of a UMass Amherst poll released today showing that 65% of registered voters in Massachusetts support Same Day Voter Registration.

Voting & Elections 10.6.2021

Massachusetts Senate Passes the VOTES Act Overwhelmingly

The VOTES Act is strongly supported by the Massachusetts Election Modernization Coalition, an umbrella group working to modernize the Commonwealth’s election laws. More than 100 grassroots organizations across the Bay State have endorsed the legislation.

Voting & Elections 07.20.2021

Voting Rights Advocates Applaud Progress on Comprehensive Voting Bill

On Monday, the Massachusetts Legislature’s Joint Committee on Elections Laws sent the VOTES Act to the Senate Ways and Means Committee, the first step in bringing the comprehensive voting bill up for a vote.

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