Boston Globe Lab Debates

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Here is a full video from the Boston Globe’s lab debates with Marty Walsh, Mike Ross and Rob Consalvo.

Boston Mayoral Forum


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Lagging Behind on Election Reform

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Massachusetts still has a long way to go in order to assure equal voting rights for all. Avi Green discusses many areas of potential improvement in this 2012 article.


Mass. trails other states on voting reform

By Katie Doyle

Dec 30, 2012

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 national curve when it comes to voter friendly laws and procedures.

While a majority of ...

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Grassroots the Strength of MassVOTE

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December 16, 2004

Grassroots cooperation key to success for MassVOTE

Jeremy Schwab

On November 2, over 600 volunteers fanned out across 11 Massachusetts cities to monitor polling locations for signs of improper procedures and to help citizens who might encounter obstacles to voting.

The poll monitoring effort was evidence of the increasing scope of MassVOTE, a nonprofit voting-rights group that organized the volunteers in collaboration with the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights.

MassVOTE, which advocates for voting rights legislation and ...

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