Free Speech is for People

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It’s time for the Massachusetts legislature to send a message to Congress. Citizens United cannot stand. Free Speech is for people, not for corporations. Pass S772 a state resolution calling for a US constitutional amendment to restore the First Amendment and fair elections to the people. Sign the petition today.

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America Goes to the Polls 2010 Report

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Our national partner, Nonprofit VOTE, recently released America Goes to the Polls: Voter Participation Gaps in the 2010 Midterm Election. The report illustrates voter turnout gaps in the 2010 midterm election with simple graphs and by highlighting some of the most pertinent facts. By examining these gaps, we hope to further a conversation on ways to close participation gaps through better voter mobilization, civic education, and election reforms. The report is based on new data released in October 2011 from ...

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Voter ID?

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Most voters in MA don’t need to show ID at the polls.  Who does?  People who are voting for the first time in Massachusetts and who didn’t show ID when they registered (for example, if they registered by mail).  Also voters who did not return Massachusetts’ unique-in-the-nation annual census, an antiquated form that unfortunately many people don’t notice in the mail.  Those voters can still vote, but must show ID.  The City of Worcester created a great flow chart to ...

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