Voting Rights

Position

Support open primary election systems that narrow the field of candidates for the general election and permit all registered voters, regardless of political party membership, to participate.
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Event Date: 
Apr 11 2018 - 8:30am
Event location: 

Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square

The event has concluded. Read the Statehouse Day reports here

 

Join us for an exciting day of workshops, advocacy, and inspiration!

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On January 16 league member Jamie Benvenutti attended the Effective Youth Voter Registration webinar presented by LWV US Programs and Outreach Director Maggie Bush.

Some tips included:

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Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Representative Robert Brady (D-PA) introduced the Automatic Voter Registration Act of 2017 on June 14, 2017.

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Settlement in “Motor Voter” Case in Time for 2018 Elections

Position

The LWV-Hingham supports measures and opportunities to increase educational practices and facilitate a more inclusive Town Meeting processes to encourage informed, active citizen participation in Town government.
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LWV Statement on the Shut-down of the 'Election Integrity' Commission

In order to engage voters early in the Annual Town Meeting legislative process, The LWV Hingham hosts an annual public review of the content of the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.

The forum gives citizens the opportunity to review Articles and ask questions. They can then follow up by attending Advisory Committee meetings at which the Advisory Committee will discuss its recommendations for the particular articles in which the citizens are interested.

Position

Support every citizen's right to vote (Online Voter Registration & Same Day Registration), uniformly enforced election procedures, clearly stated election laws that facilitate voter engagement and turnout, improve transparency and public input in the redistricting process.

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Voting Rights