There is a strong consensus in both branches of the state legislature to continue improving access to the ballot.
Earlier this week, the Massachusetts State Senate passed S.2545, An Act fostering voter opportunities, trust, equity and security (the VOTES Act). This comprehensive voting reform bill permanently codifies mail-in and early voting options used in Massachusetts in 2020.
The data from this survey are imperfect in a number of ways, but the results do not suggest a pattern of malfunction in the postal service.
Most of us take the elections process for granted – one receives a ballot, one votes, and one leaves. But for election officials, the process is much more complicated, with a careful accounting for ballots at every step of the process.
Massachusetts voters will have three options in the statewide elections this fall: They will be able to vote early by mail, vote early in person, or vote in person on election day.
The legal landscape surrounding the use of campaign funds to pay for childcare expenses at the federal and state level.