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March 13, 2014
Senator Barry Finegold, Chair
Representative James Murphy, Chair
Election Laws Conference Committee
The State House
Boston, MA 02133
Dear Chairman Finegold, Chairman Murphy and members of the conference committee:
We are writing today to express our support for a comprehensive election modernization bill. We were pleased to see both the House and the Senate pass election reform legislation this session.
In the 2012 elections millions of Bay Staters came out to vote. Unfortunately, thousands waited in long lines and others discovered problems with their voter ...Continue Reading →
President’s Commission on Election Administration highlights need for election modernization legislation in Massachusetts
Conference Committee should adopt recommended reforms and more
State legislators should make enacting the recommendations of the President’s Commission on Election Administration a top priority, along with other elections reforms passed by the Massachusetts Senate, the Election Modernization Coalition of Massachusetts said today.
After witnessing outrageously long lines in 2012 at hundreds of polling places across the country, including some in Massachusetts, President Obama convened a Commission ...Continue Reading →