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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 01.27.2022

Massachusetts House to Vote on VOTES Act TODAY

The Election Modernization Coalition urges House members to restore Same Day Registration. When the bill was first filed, it included Same Day voter registration; and 84 Representatives, the majority of House members, signed on as cosponsors.

Voting & Elections 01.26.2022

Election Modernization Coalition Statement on Same-Day Registration

The bill that’s coming to the floor only got to the red zone, because a key provision – Same-Day Voter Registration – was dropped in Committee. To score a touchdown for the people of the Commonwealth, legislators need to support an amendment that puts same day registration back into the bill.

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.

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