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Advocates call for permanent reforms to guarantee hybrid open meetings

Massachusetts legislature temporarily extends virtual access for public meetings

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.

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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