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Common Cause Announces Cambridge, MA Artist as Winner in 2021 “My Voice, My Art, Our Cause” Artivism Contest

The competition, designed by the Common Cause Student Action Alliance, invited youth ages 14-28 to raise their voices on any set of nine democracy issues, including access to voting, campaign finance reform, fighting against gerrymandering, and more.

Voting & Elections 11.19.2021

Same Day Voter Registration is the most popular election reform proposal in Massachusetts

The Election Modernization Coalition applaud the finding of a UMass Amherst poll released today showing that 65% of registered voters in Massachusetts support Same Day Voter Registration.

Voting & Elections 10.6.2021

Massachusetts Senate Passes the VOTES Act Overwhelmingly

The VOTES Act is strongly supported by the Massachusetts Election Modernization Coalition, an umbrella group working to modernize the Commonwealth’s election laws. More than 100 grassroots organizations across the Bay State have endorsed the legislation.

Voting & Elections 09.15.2021

Common Cause Massachusetts Urges Legislative Committee to Favorably Report Bills Limiting Foreign Influence on Massachusetts Elections and Allowing Campaign Funds to be Used for Childcare Expenses

Common Cause Massachusetts urges the Committee to report favorably on three bills to limit political spending by foreign-influenced corporations; and two bills that would permit parents who are candidates for public office to use campaign funds to pay for childcare.

Voting & Elections 06.26.2021

‘Freedom to Vote’ Rally in Boston with Rep. Pressley Draws Large Crowd

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley was joined by speakers from civic, community, immigrant, environmental, and faith-based organizations to proclaim their support for democracy and voting rights. 

Voting & Elections 05.19.2021

Marquee Voting Reform Law Gets Public Hearing

Experts, advocates, and community organizers testify in support of the VOTES Act to improve Massachusetts elections. The bill has strong momentum with over 100 cosponsors in the state legislature. 

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