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Voting & Elections 12.14.2020

League of Women Voters of Massachusetts honors Pam Wilmot with the ‘Lucy Stone Lifetime Achievement Award’

"Working for Common Cause and our mission of promoting open, accountable government and free and fair elections allows me to affect every other issue I care about, because we won’t have good solutions to the problems that plague our state or nation until all government decisions are made on the merits and in the public interest.”

Voting & Elections 11.12.2020

Massachusetts Elections Were a Success — Advocates Applaud Election Officials

In the midst of a global pandemic, voters in Massachusetts set a record for the highest turnout election cycle in history,  and they were able to do so in a safe, secure, and accessible election. The Election Modernization Coalition thanks and applauds legislators and election officials across the Commonwealth for working tirelessly to ensure that Bay Staters could make their voice heard. 

Voting & Elections 10.9.2020

Statewide Advocacy Coalition Urges Sheriff Koutoujian to Protect Ballot Access Statewide; Supports Effort by Legislators

Voting & Elections 09.30.2020

54 Organizations urge Massachusetts Secretary of State to Ensure ALL Eligible Voters Can Cast Ballots

Over 50 organizations urged Secretary of State William Galvin to protect the right to vote for eligible voters who are incarcerated in Massachusetts. Their letter describes a system of de-facto disenfranchisement in which eligible voters are functionally barred from participating in elections. “That these citizens have access to the ballot is a fundamental democracy issue,” the letter states. “The right to vote maintained on paper must not be denied in practice to thousands of citizens.”

Voting & Elections 09.23.2020

Advocates Applaud Online Ballot Application Portal

For the first time in Massachusetts history, registered voters can apply for a mail ballot online through the Secretary of Commonwealth’s website.  

Voting & Elections 08.13.2020

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

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