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Election reform legislation modernizes Massachusetts’ voting

Election reform legislation modernizes Massachusetts’ voting

By | May 29, 2014 at 10:58 am | No comments

Martin Desmarais | 5/28/2014 With the signature of Gov. Deval Patrick, a new Massachusetts election reform bill became law last week and has advocates heralding the legislation as making the state a leader in voting modernization. Pro-voter advocates entered this...

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MassVOTE congratulates Governor on signing election bill into law

MassVOTE congratulates Governor on signing election bill into law

By | May 22, 2014 at 4:53 pm | No comments

IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2014 Following the House and Senate passage of the final election reform bill last week the Governor signed the legislation into law today.  The legislation includes early voting, online voter registration, post-election audits of voting machines,...

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Janet Watson of Norwell speaks up about updating registration and voting laws in MA!

Janet Watson of Norwell speaks up about updating registration and voting laws in MA!

By | March 18, 2014 at 2:55 pm | No comments

Published in the Patriot Ledger on March 13,...

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MassVOTE’s Policy Director Talks Election Law Modernization on BNN

MassVOTE’s Policy Director Talks Election Law Modernization on BNN

By | February 20, 2014 at 10:01 am | No comments

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Victory in the Senate!

Victory in the Senate!

By | January 17, 2014 at 9:55 am | No comments

Press Release - January 16, 2014 Election Modernization Coalition Applauds Passage of Comprehensive Election Modernization in Senate House should pass and the Governor should sign the Senate bill The Election Modernization Coalition today applauded the Massachusetts Senate...

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Connolly and Walsh discuss city’s communities of color in mayoral race debate

Connolly and Walsh discuss city’s communities of color in mayoral race debate

By | October 28, 2013 at 10:32 am | No comments

The Race for City Hall 10/23/2013 | 10:38 PM Connolly and Walsh discuss city’s communities of color in mayoral race debate By Akilah Johnson / Globe Staff Boston’s two candidates for mayor pledged Wednesday night that their administrations would be more representative...

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July 17th, 2013 Lobby Day Press Coverage

July 17th, 2013 Lobby Day Press Coverage

By | July 18, 2013 at 1:20 pm | No comments

  On July 17th we joined together with many concerned individuals and the rest of The Coalition for Election Modernization, to lobby for election reform at the State House. Click here to check out press coverage on our 2013 Lobby...

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Globe: Everett legislator, charged with voter fraud, vacates seat

Globe: Everett legislator, charged with voter fraud, vacates seat

By | January 9, 2013 at 10:39 am | No comments

January 2, 2013 | By Martine Powers, Globe Staff An Everett state representative who reportedly agreed to plead guilty to misdemeanor charges of voter fraud has officially vacated his seat in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Representative Stephen...

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MetroWest: Mass. trails other states on voting reform

MetroWest: Mass. trails other states on voting reform

By | December 30, 2012 at 12:12 am | No comments

By Katie Doyle/Daily News correspondent GateHouse News Service Posted Dec 30, 2012 @ 12:12 AM Lost among the list of winners and losers in the November election was a lesser noted issue: Massachusetts, considered a progressive state in most matters, is behind the...

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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...

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