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Voting & Elections 05.31.2016

Secretary Galvin Must Release His Early Voting Regulations Right Away

Secretary of State William Galvin's office has now promised the release of his guidelines on early voting, and failed to deliver them on time, for far too long. Here's a look back at where we're at and what this means for the first year of early voting in Massachusetts.

Voting & Elections 01.11.2016

The Massachusetts legislature is back for 2016.

The Massachusetts state legislature has returned for 2016, and these are three issues Common Cause is working to get action on.

Voting & Elections 01.8.2016

Election Modernization Coalition Launches Early Voting Training Program

Press Release from the Massachusetts Election Modernization Coalition on the Launch of their Early Voting Challenge Training Program

Voting & Elections 10.9.2015

Voting Rights Act 50th Anniversary Event in Boston

Come mark the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act in Boston with a panel featuring nationally renowned experts discussing the current state of the VRA, ongoing litigation, and advocacy efforts to restore its protections to all citizens.

Voting & Elections 06.16.2015

Voting Rights in 2016

Blog post by CCMA summer intern Maria Hardiman on the issue of voting rights in 2016.

Voting & Elections 04.28.2015

Common Cause Massachusetts 2015 Testimony on Gov. Succession Rules

Common Cause Massachusetts 2015 Testimony on Gov. Succession Rules - submitted to the Joint Committee on Election Laws on April 28th, 2015

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