Category: Massachusetts

Mass. and Va. Adopt Beneficial Voting Policies This Week

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Massachusetts and Virginia adopted policies that would make voter registration and voting accessible to more citizens this week. Read more

Voting Rights Advocates Settle Long-Running Voter Registration Suit

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Victory in Massachusetts

MassHealth, EOHHS, and SOC Agree To Remedy NVRA Compliance Problems Read more

Voting Rights Groups Applaud District Court’s Decision In Public Assistance Voter Registration Case

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BOSTON, MA — On Friday, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts issued a series of rulings... Read more

Ballot Access Bill Passes Massachusetts Senate

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The Massachusetts Senate overwhelmingly approved an omnibus election bill that would improve access to the ballot yesterday. Read more

Groups Sue Mass. for Failing to Offer Voter Registration to Low-Income Residents

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Yesterday, voting rights groups filed suit against the Secretary of the Commonwealth and the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance for... Read more

Massachusetts Secretary Put on Notice for Voting Rights Violations

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Yesterday, attorneys from Demos, Project Vote, and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law sent a pre-litigation notice letter... Read more

Election Legislation Hearings of the Week

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Hearings for important election bills are scheduled as follows: Read more

Election Legislation Hearings of the Week

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Hearings for important election bills are scheduled as follows: Read more

Lawmakers Push Bills to Limit Voter Access by Eliminating Americans Who Cannot Prove Citizenship

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Since 2009, Arthur Remillard has had a difficult time proving that he exists.  But why? In 1933, Arthur was delivered... Read more