Fair Elections Agenda

Submit your ideas for pre-registering teens to vote

Submit your ideas for pre-registering teens to vote

By | May 7, 2015 at 12:50 pm | No comments

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Upcoming Elections

Upcoming Elections

By | March 5, 2015 at 3:36 pm | No comments

State Elections Check back for updates on upcoming State Elections Special Elections Check back for updates on upcoming Special Elections Town Elections Check back for updates on upcoming Town Elections *For more information, call your Town Clerk or Election...

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We The People Act

We The People Act

By | February 26, 2015 at 12:04 pm | No comments

We the People Act For a U.S. Constitutional Amendment and Amendments Convention Massachusetts Legislation for 2015 The Problem: “We, the People” no longer govern The U.S. Supreme Court, in Citizens United v. FEC and other rulings, has given corporations and other...

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Re-Precincting the City of Boston

Re-Precincting the City of Boston

By | February 26, 2015 at 11:53 am | No comments

Re-precincting the City of Boston (Rep. Michlewitz HD.674) Save money. Shorten lines on Election Day. Draw Fair Precinct Lines in Boston. The Problem Every 10 years, all the cities and towns in Massachusetts draw new precinct lines.  They use US Census data to make...

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Permanent Registration Fact Sheet

Permanent Registration Fact Sheet

By | February 26, 2015 at 11:50 am | No comments

Permanent Registration (Rep. Garballey HD. 646, Sen. Chang-Diaz SD. 391)   Permanent Registration ensures that eligible voters retain their right to vote while eliminating excess administrative work. Permanent Registration ensures that once a voter registers in...

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MassVOTE’s Recommended Legislation for 2015-2016

MassVOTE’s Recommended Legislation for 2015-2016

By | February 24, 2015 at 5:00 pm | No comments

MassVOTE’s Recommended Legislation for 2015-2016 Please support these measures to modernize election laws and promote free and fair elections. We the People Act – Once again calls on the US Congress to pass a constitutional amendment affirming that Congress and...

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Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC)

Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC)

By | February 24, 2015 at 4:55 pm | No comments

Electronic Registration Information Center (Rep. Moran HD. 3450) Keep voting lists up to date and target new voters through participation in the Electronic Registration Information Center. What is the Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC)? ERIC uses...

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Election Day Registration

Election Day Registration

By | February 24, 2015 at 4:48 pm | No comments

Election Day Registration (Rep. Fox HD. 3137, Sen. Creem SD. 1813)   Election Day Registration is an essential tool for registering all eligible citizens and attracting more individuals into the political process.   Under the current law, eligible...

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Senate Unanimously Approves SuperPAC Disclosure Bill

Senate Unanimously Approves SuperPAC Disclosure Bill

By | July 24, 2014 at 1:03 pm | No comments

PRESS RELEASE Last night the Massachusetts Senate unanimously approved cutting edge legislation to require real-time disclosure of donors to SuperPACs and other groups and would shed light on the huge influx of money expected in the 2014 gubernatorial race. The bill had...

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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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