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Election Modernization Coalition Praises House Election Legislation

On Thursday night, the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed election legislation allowing every voter who wishes to vote by mail to do so. Some provisions of the legislation include: requiring mail ballot applications to be sent to every registered voter for both the September 1 and November 3 elections, creating an online portal for mail ballot applications, expanding early voting, mandating changes for safer in-person voting, and shortening the voter registration deadline to 10 days before the election. For more information about this legislation, see the Election Modernization Coalition’s press release here.