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05.6.2021

Statement on the death of Mikayla Miller

Voting & Elections 05.3.2021

60+ Organizations Support Legislation to Protect Voting Rights of Eligible  Incarcerated Voters

An Act to Protect the Voting Rights of Eligible Incarcerated People filed by Rep. Chynah Tyler, Rep. Liz Miranda, and Sen. Adam Hinds is lauded as the comprehensive solution to jail-based disenfranchisement.

Voting & Elections 04.6.2021

Legislative Briefing Informs Lawmakers of VOTES Act Benefits

Advocates and legislators pointed out that the VOTES Act, if passed, would not only make the previous temporary changes permanent, it would strengthen Massachusetts’ elections system in other ways. 

03.16.2021

Advocates Thank Legislature, Governor for Extending Election Reforms

We, the Election Modernization Coalition, thank members of the Legislature for passing, and Governor Baker for signing, a bipartisan bill to extend fall elections reforms through June. Making reforms that have worked for voters permanent is a clear next step to build a more inclusive, accessible, and secure democracy, and we are deeply grateful for support from House and Senate leadership. 

Voting & Elections 02.10.2021

New Legislation Will Increase Voter Participation

Sen. Cindy Creem and Rep. John Lawn have filed legislation that the Election Modernization Coalition heralded as the most comprehensive next step for Massachusetts elections.

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