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  • 2020 Ballot Questions: Right to Repair and Ranked Choice Voting
    Two ballot questions will be on the statewide ballot Nov. 3. LWVMA has taken no position on Question 1, the “Right to Repair” law. We are supporting a YES vote on Question 2, Ranked Choice…
  • Primary Turnout Shattered Records!
    Despite the pandemic, Massachusetts voters shattered turnout records in the statewide primary – thanks to an emergency law championed by the Election Modernization Coalition and passed by the state Legislature earlier this summer. As of…
  • Conference Committee on Climate Poised to Advance Strong Climate Bill
    With accelerated climate change bearing down hard across the globe, there is no time to waste. The Massachusetts legislature is in an extended session to continue its work on critical climate change bills to ensure…
  • Groups Sue Postmaster General over USPS Changes
    8/19/2020 US POSTAL SERVICE LEADERS MUST RESTORE VOTER FAITH IN MAIL SYSTEM GREENBELT, MD—Late Tuesday, the League of Women Voters of the United States, the National Urban League, and Common Cause filed a lawsuit against…

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What You Need to Know Now

  • September News for Members
    Election Guide on LWVMA Website  Be sure to check out the Election Resource Guide on the LWVMA website using the Election 2020 tab to read up on voting changes, election 2020 timeline (in English and…
  • September News for League Leaders
    Save the Date: League Leader Lunch Oct. 17 The 2020 League Leader Lunch will be held online, as are so many events these days, on Saturday, Oct. 17. The good news is you can attend…

Action Priorities

  • Improving Elections
    ✓Election Day registration
    ✓ Ranked choice voting
    ✓ Expanded early voting
    ✓ Stronger election audits
    ✓Campaign finance reform
  • Equality and Justice
    ✓Criminal justice reform
    ✓Immigration and safe communities
    ✓Meeting basic human needs
    ✓Women’s reproductive rights
  • Informed Voters and Civics Education
    ✓Vote411 online voter guide
    ✓Student video contest
    ✓Civics education in schools
    ✓Lotte Scharfman Citizen Education Grants
    ✓Educational forums and webinars
  • Climate Change and the Environment
    ✓Climate Emergency Resolution
    ✓100% Renewable Energy Roadmap
    ✓Protect natural resources
    ✓Climate Change Toolkit
  • Government for the Common Good
    ✓Education funding reform
    ✓Affordable housing
    ✓Transportation
    ✓Gun safety
    ✓Single-payer healthcare
    ✓Protecting children and families

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