Organizations call on State Legislators to pass a Comprehensive Election Modernization Bill

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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 ...

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Press Release: President’s Commission on Election Administration highlights need for election modernization legislation in Massachusetts

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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 ...

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