MassVOTE’s Top 10 Tips for Voters

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For many reasons, including a wave of new voter registrations, state ballot measures and a high profile presidential race, 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 since 2008.  Here’s how to make sure your vote counts.  (Download the print version)

1.  Know where to go.  You may be voting in a different place from previous years.  Go to ...
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Become a Participant in Boston 500 (B500)

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Are you a Super Voter of color living in the Boston area?  Are you passionate about registering, educating, mobilizing, and turning out other voters of color?  If so, become a participant in MassVOTE and NAACP Boston’s new non-partisan B500 Civic Engagement Initiative that will mobilize over 15,000 Black voters in Boston to participate in the November 2016 election.

Complete the form ...

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Boston to Operate 9 Early Voting Sites This Fall

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BOSTON (AP) — The upcoming November election will be the first in which early voting will be available to Massachusetts residents.

With that in mind, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced Friday that the city will open nine early voting sites, one in each of the city council districts.

Under a 2014 state law, Massachusetts is joining more than 30 other states that offer early voting during a designated period before Election Day.

The fall period will run from Oct. 24 to Nov. 4, ...

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In contrast to many other states, Mass. works to ease path to voting booth

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Renée Loth’s “Prepare for voter whiplash” (Opinion, May 9) details the scourge of new laws in nearly 20 states that appear to be designed to disenfranchise many student, minority, and elderly would-be voters in November. Thankfully, Massachusetts is not one of these states.

In fact, we will be a national leader in voter modernization as the result of a law that goes into effect this year, which was supported by MassVOTE and signed by then-governor Deval Patrick. The Bay State will ...

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Prepare for Voter Whiplash

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0509lothforwebBy Renée Loth,

Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have both complained that voting and delegate selection rules in the various primary states are “rigged” or “corrupt” because they favor establishment candidates who know how to play by the complex rules. The two men are right in one regard: America operates under a crazy quilt of voting requirements, with each state making its own ...

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