News & Media

  • LWVMA and Coalition Partners Oppose S.2243, Constitutional Convention (6/7/2018) - June 7, 2018/Boston, MA – The League of Women Voters of Massachusetts, Common Cause Massachusetts, ACLU of Massachusetts, AFSCME, Massachusetts Teachers Association, and the Massachusetts Chapter Sierra Club, along with a coalition of 240 national and local organizations from across the country, oppose S.2243, a resolution to call a new Constitutional Convention under Article V […]
  • LWVMA and Coalition Partners Urge Speaker DeLeo to Bring AVR Bill to a Vote (5/29/2018) - May 29, 2018/Boston,MA – The League of Women of Massachusetts, its partners in the Election Modernization Coalition, and numerous other organizations, sent a letter to House Speaker Robert DeLeo urging him bring to the floor for a vote the bill to authorize Automatic Voter Registration in Massachusetts, H.4320. In part, the letter states:  “The end of […]
  • LWVMA Announces Winners of “Get In the Game and Vote!” High School Video Contest (5/14/2018) - May 14, 2018 / Boston, MA – The League of Women Voters of Massachusetts (LWVMA) has announced the winners of its “Get In the Game and Vote!” High School Video Contest, part of LWVMA’s election 2018 statewide voter engagement initiative.   The winners are: First Place:  DJ Charles, Concord Academy (Get In the Game and Vote) […]
  • Clean Energy Roadmap Webinar May 24 (5/8/2018) - The LWVMA Climate and Energy Solutions Series continues with a WEBINAR The Clean Energy Roadmap: Pathways to a Clean Energy Future. Watch the webinar. View the webinar presentation. DOWNLOAD THE FLYER      
  • May 2018 Scharfman Grants Awarded to Three Local Leagues (5/4/2018) - Three local Leagues received Daniel Scharfman Citizen Education grants in May 2018: LWV Central Berkshire: LWV Central Berkshire plans to register at least 100 students within the four high schools they have identified. They plan to present students with a voter registration tool kit and personalized pens/styluses. They are also designing a button specifically for teens […]
  • “Beyond the March” Speakers Share Insights, Inspiration, and Ideas for Action (5/1/2018) - Women have long played a key role as agents of change here in Massachusetts, and today women especially are feeling energized to “do something” to fix political institutions that are widely perceived as broken. Our full-day conference on April 28, 2018, Beyond the March:  Women Leading the Way in Massachusetts, brought together elected officials, an historian, political scientist, and […]
  • LWVUS Press Release: Census Citizenship Question Will Result in Inaccurate Count (3/27/2018) - March 27, 2018/Washington, DC – The League of Women Voters president Chris Carson issued the following statement in response to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’ decision to include a question pertaining to citizenship in the 2020 Census: “Including a question about citizenship in the 2020 Census will damage the chances for an accurate count of our country’s population. This […]
  • LWVMA Urges Speaker DeLeo to Bring AVR Bill to a Vote (3/26/2018) - On March 26, 2018, the League of Women of Massachusetts sent a letter to House Speaker Robert DeLeo urging him bring to the floor for a vote the bill to authorize Automatic Voter Registration in Massachusetts, H.4320.  The text of the letter is here:
  • Secretary of State William Galvin Joins Statewide Groups in Calling for Automatic Voter Registration in Massachusetts (3/22/2018) - March 22, 2018/BOSTON, MA -Secretary of State William Galvin today announced his support for Automatic Voter Registration (AVR) in Massachusetts and urged the legislature to pass the  AVR bill (with new bill number H.4320) as soon as possible this session. “I look forward to working with the Elections Modernization Coalition on the successful implementation of automatic voter […]
  • LWVMA Statement on Gun Control (2/28/2018) - The tragic shooting in Parkland, Florida has shocked and mobilized the country.  Students are leading the way and saying #Enough, and those of us who are committed to civic engagement are heartened by their response and eager to do our part to support them. The LWVMA Board and staff share this urgency, and encourage each […]