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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.

Legislative committee advances bill to modernize Open Meeting Law, guarantee hybrid meetings   

"We hope that when the legislature considers this legislation, they prioritize permanent reforms that guarantee hybrid public access as soon as possible."

Voting & Elections 06.13.2024

Voting Rights Groups Call To End The Disenfranchisement of Voters

"If the legislature wants to make our democracy more accessible in Massachusetts, they must send this reform to the Governor’s desk.”

Voting & Elections 05.23.2024

Senate Passes Voting Access Amendment

VICTORY: the Senate passed an amendment that will end the voting penalty for voters who don’t return the municipal census.


Statement from Election Modernization Coalition on Presidential Primary voter turnout, March 2024

“We are truly gratified to see such wildly successful results of a vote-by-mail program in the Commonwealth."

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