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Hooray for Record Turnout… Boo for Record Lines.

By | November 10, 2012 at 11:25 am | One comment

On November 6, Massachusetts broke the 2008 record. So far, including absentee ballots, at least 3,128,134 votes were cast. That's about 25,000 more votes than 2008, when 3,102,995 ballots were cast. Cities and towns in Massachusetts are still finishing their final tallies....

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Why We Vote

By | November 5, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 2 comments

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Analysis 3.3: Why Massachusetts Will Break 2008′s Voter Turnout Record

By | November 2, 2012 at 4:39 pm | One comment

Analysis 3.3: Why Massachusetts Will Break 2008's Voter Turnout Record by Avi Green MassVOTE In 2008, Massachusetts set an all-time voter turnout record.  3.1 million people cast ballots.   There has been substantial discussion about whether or not 2012 turnout will...

Posted in: News, Press Room, Publications

MassVOTE’s Top 10 Tips for Voters

MassVOTE’s Top 10 Tips for Voters

By | October 31, 2012 at 6:15 pm | No comments

For many reasons, including a wave of new voter registrations and the hard-fought, close race between Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren, MassVOTE projects record-breaking voter turnout in Massachusetts.  1 in 4 voters will be either a new voter or a person who hasn’t voted...

Posted in: Democracy for Nonprofits, Publications, Training and Resources

Fall Newsletter

Fall Newsletter

By | October 25, 2012 at 10:38 am | No comments

MassVOTE has distributed about $250,000 to community groups to Get Out the Vote so far this year, and they've contacted tens of thousands of people. But that's not all. Read MassVOTE 's Fall 2012 newsletter as a downloadable PDF to see all you've made possible. Then please...

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Nonprofits get $227,000 for nonpartisan voter engagement

By | October 1, 2012 at 4:41 pm | No comments

Thanks to its generous foundation supporters, MassVOTE has made grants to the following organizations so far in 2012: Grantee list for Nonpartisan Civic Engagement in 2012   Action for Boston Community Development, Inc. African Council Anti-Displacement...

Posted in: Civic Engagement Initiative, Democracy for Nonprofits, News, Partner Spotlight

Email archives — see what MassVOTE has been up to.

Email archives — see what MassVOTE has been up to.

By | September 19, 2012 at 12:30 pm | No comments

What has MassVOTE been doing?  Find out...

Posted in: Publications

Join Young Civic Leaders

Join Young Civic Leaders

By | August 20, 2012 at 4:29 pm | No comments

We are currently recruiting! Join the movement. If you are a student in the Boston area, with an interest in civic engagement and public policy, we would love to hear from you. The Young Civic Leaders program provides a carefully selected group of young people with the...

Posted in: Archives, News, Young Civic Leaders

Celebrate MassVOTE’s Champions of Democracy — Sept. 12, 2012

Celebrate MassVOTE’s Champions of Democracy — Sept. 12, 2012

By | August 10, 2012 at 12:27 pm | 3 comments

This November’s Senate race in Massachusetts is one of the most important in the nation – and the rest of the ballot will feature crucial decisions at every level.  Do you want a huge turnout this fall?  On Wednesday, September 12, from 6pm to 8pm, MassVOTE’s...

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49 organizations join the call to fix Mass election laws

By | May 23, 2012 at 1:42 pm | No comments

49 organizations from across Massachusetts are calling for swift passage of reforms to protect the right to vote in time for the 2012 elections.   They recently sent a joint letter to State House leaders demanding reform now.  The organizations, ranging from MassVOTE to...

Posted in: Fair Elections Agenda, Press Room

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