If you want to expand voter access in Massachusetts, now is the time to contact your state Senator. Today the Senate will take up S.1975, an election modernization bill that includes online voter registration, early voting, … [Read more...]
Online voter registration and early voting passed the House
There hasn't been much media coverage on this so far (here and here) so in case you missed it, on Wednesday night just before the House recessed, it overwhelmingly passed online voter registration and early voting, 142 to 10. These … [Read more...]
Why take baby steps for election modernization when we need a giant leap?
Last week, the Joint Committee on Election Laws released a timid and disappointing election reform package. H.3647 implements online voter registration and some early voting. Conspicuously missing are provisions to require post election … [Read more...]
SCOTUS may be rolling back voting rights, but…
When the Supreme Court invalidated a key provision of the Voting Rights Act last week, it dealt a devastating blow to fair elections. A major step in the wrong direction, the decision threatens to unjustly disenfranchise our fellow voters … [Read more...]