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Voting & Elections 03.21.2023

Funds Aim to Support Municipalities With Expanded Mail Voting

Common Cause of Massachusetts executive director Geoff Foster celebrates Governor Maura Healey's budgetary backing of municiple elections.

Voting & Elections 03.17.2023

Voting Reform Advocates Celebrate Governor Healey’s $5 Million Allocation for Local Election Officials in FY23 Supplemental Budget

Governor Maura Healey today filed a supplemental budget for the 2023 fiscal year which includes a dedicated $5 million allocation for local election officials to support new vote by mail and early voting laws passed last year in the VOTES Act.


Editorial: In 22 states, voters can register and cast a ballot on the same day. Not here.

Massachusetts has unfinished business on election reform.

Voting & Elections 12.15.2022

R.I. young voter turnout lags national trend in 2022

Executive director John Marion talks about tactics to improve youth voter turnout, including same-day voter registration.

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.

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