The National Commission on Voting Rights will hold a hearing in Boston to hear testimony on challenges, successes and opportunities for reform in all aspects of voting in New England.
Attorney General Eric Holder is calling on all states to allow felons to vote after they finish their prison terms. Right now, 11 states, mostly in the south and midwest, permanently ban felons from voting in elections.
I may lose it if I hear one more time about how exhausted local voters are from all the opportunities they’ve had to vote in the past few years.
November 9, 2013 This past Tuesday the people of Boston spoke, by going out to the polls and voting for who they thought should be their next mayor. The winner- State Representative Marty Walsh. On […]
The only major awards show where fans determine the nominees and winners across categories of movies, music and television, “People’s Choice Awards”, has announced that voting is now open for the 40th annual award show.
House and Senate lawmakers could take up several proposed amendments to the state constitution, including one that would allow for early voting in Massachusetts.
Less than a one-third voter turnout would be a pathetic outcome, a troubling sign of voter ignorance, indifference and negligence.
August 3, 2013 According to statistics, there are 42,000 Latinos in Boston who are eligible to vote, but only half of them are registered. Also on average, only 50% of the registered voters actually go […]
A date has been set for the special election to fill Sen.-elect Edward Markey’s seat in the U.S. House.
Massachusetts voters have been heading to the polls in large numbers this Election Day, faced with a raft of decisions.