News & Media

  • Cooler Smarter Webinar February 27 (2/15/2018) - The LWVMA Climate and Energy Solutions Series continues with a WEBINAR Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps to Low-Carbon Living. Registration is required, click here.
  • Statewide Groups, AG Healey Ask Legislators to Pass Automatic Voter Registration in Massachusetts (1/31/2018) - January 31, 2018/BOSTON, MA – Attorney General Maura Healey joined hundreds of citizens and dozens of organizations today in urging the legislature to pass Automatic Voter Registration (H.2091 and S.373) as soon as possible this session. Teachers, veterans, environmentalists, immigrants, and union members were among those who came to the State House from all over to state to support […]
  • Join Us for Automatic Voter Registration Lobby Day January 31 (1/24/2018) - The League of Women Voters of Massachusetts and our partners in the Election Modernization Coalition will be hosting a lobby day on January 31st to convince legislators to make Automatic Voter Registration (AVR) a top priority in 2018. Registration and training will take place in Room 428 in the State House (24 Beacon St, Boston, MA […]
  • Call-In Day of Action on Environment on January 17 (1/16/2018) - A Call-In Day of Action has been organized by our climate coalition action partners for this Wednesday, January 17th. The goal is to report significant energy and climate change-related bills out of committee so they can move through the legislative process to a vote this session.  Our task is to make sure through phone calls and social […]
  • LWVMA Responds to Announcement of September Primary Date by Secretary Galvin (1/10/2018) - January 10, 2018/Boston, MA–Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin has announced that the date for the 2018 Massachusetts primary election will be Tuesday, September 4, the day after Labor Day.  The Secretary’s announcement included that he is filing legislation for a period of five days of early voting ahead of the election, and seeking funding […]
  • Moderator Training at ActonTV on February 15 (1/5/2018) - Among LWVMA’s greatest assets are our trained moderators who play a critical role in candidate and issue forums and debates. Are you a novice who would like to learn how to moderate?  Or an expert who would like to brush up on your skills?  Have questions about how to handle tricky situations during a debate […]
  • LWV Statement on the Shut-down of the ‘Election Integrity’ Commission (1/4/2018) - January 3, 2018/Washington, DC – League of Women Voters president, Chris Carson issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s Executive Order terminating his ‘election integrity’ commission. “Today voters win. We are pleased that the Trump Administration has at last dissolved their discredited ‘election integrity’ commission. “As has been said time and time again, the purpose […]
  • LWVMA Submits Comments to Secretary of Commonwealth Regarding 2018 Primary Date, Urges Expansion of Early Voting (1/2/2018) - January 2, 2018/BOSTON, MA — The League of Women Voters of Massachusetts has urged the Secretary of the Commonwealth and the legislature to expand early voting to all statewide elections, including primaries. In comments submitted in response to the Secretary’s request for input on potential dates for the September 2018 state primary election, the League […]
  • After Low-Turnout Election, Coalition Calls for Automatic Voter Registration in Massachusetts (11/9/2017) - Nov. 9, 2017/BOSTON, MA — Citing very low voter turnout in Tuesday’s municipal elections, advocates from the Election Modernization gathered at the State House in Boston today to urge the Massachusetts legislature to adopt Automatic Voter Registration. The coalition is led by Common Cause Massachusetts, the League of Women Voters of Massachusetts, MASSPIRG, MassVOTE, the […]
  • Climate and Energy Solutions Series Moves to Cape Cod November 4 (11/5/2017) - Almost 100 people came to hear Dr. Ellen Douglas’ frank discussion of sea level rise and climate change, a topic of particular interest to coastal communities such as Falmouth. Two Cape-based speakers, Stephanie Madsen and Max Holmes, joined her in a panel discussion to provide the local perspective. This event is the last of five […]