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Election Protection Behind Bars Coalition Urges Sheriff Koutoujian to Protect Ballot Access Statewide

Today the Election Protection Behind Bars Coalition sent a letter to Middlesex County Sheriff and President of the Massachusetts Sheriffs Association Peter Koutoujian urging him to help protect incarcerated citizens’ right to vote. The coalition has asked the Sheriff to issue guidance to other Massachusetts sheriffs on how to ensure ballot access for incarcerated voters, and to provide information about his plan to protect ballot access in Middlesex county. Read the full letter below:

Click to access Koutoujian-Letter-Oct-9-FINAL.pdf