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Voting & Elections 06.16.2022

VOTES Act Heads to Governor’s Desk

The bill is the largest expansion of voting access in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in years. It makes permanent a number of emergency changes to Massachusetts’ election laws made in 2020 to deal with the pandemic, including allowing voters to vote by mail without an excuse and expanding early voting options.

Voting & Elections 06.8.2022

VOTES Act Released from Conference Committee

The Massachusetts VOTES Act Conference Committee today released its version of the comprehensive election reform bill, which will now head to the House and Senate for final procedural votes before being sent to Governor Baker’s desk.

Voting & Elections 07.20.2021

Voting Rights Advocates Applaud Progress on Comprehensive Voting Bill

On Monday, the Massachusetts Legislature’s Joint Committee on Elections Laws sent the VOTES Act to the Senate Ways and Means Committee, the first step in bringing the comprehensive voting bill up for a vote.

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.

Voting & Elections 08.13.2020

130+ Member Organizations of the Safe Elections Network Launch Online Platform to Educate and Involve Voters in Fall Elections

Voting & Elections 05.19.2020

ADVISORY: Press Conference 11am TOMORROW/Wednesday, May 20 on Urgency of Passing HD 5075 to Allow Vote by Mail in Fall Elections

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