Today, the Massachusetts Senate passed H.4671, An Act automatically registering eligible voters and enhancing safeguards against fraud.
I am not quite on board for the tax return disclosure bill.
Hi Will, Last I checked, you were not among the more than 50 cosponsors for this bill, which would require presidential candidates to release three years of the US tax returns in order to qualify for the MA ballot. If you don’t object to the bill, please sign on and work to help it pass. […]
Senator Will Brownsberger will host a community discussion on the We the People Act tonight, to examine the pros and cons of proposed legislation and solicit community feedback on the issue of campaign finance reform. WHEN: Monday, January 30 from 6:00 – 7:45 PM WHERE: Honan Branch Library | 300 N. Harvard Street, Allston 02134 If you are unable to […]
Thursday, September 8, the Thursday after Labor Day, is the date of the state primary election this year. Given that most people expect to vote on Tuesdays, a great many will miss this chance to exercise their rights. Why the odd schedule–and what would the alternatives be?
Maine is conducting a referendum on “ranked choice voting” (RCV, see www.rcvmaine.com), a system similar in at least in spirit to how Cambridge conducts municipal elections. I realize this method of voting can be confusing for voters, but it really is one of the fairest ways to tally votes. It gives more candidates and parties […]