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Statewide Coalition Applauds Swift Action from Secretary of Commonwealth on Protecting Ballot Access for Incarcerated Citizens

The Election Protection Behind Bars Coalition, a statewide coalition of organizations (including LWVMA) working to protect and promote ballot access for eligible incarcerated voters, commended Secretary of the Commonwealth Bill Galvin today for issuing guidance to elections officials on ballot access for incarcerated voters. Elections officials received the newly-crafted guidance Tuesday evening. The coalition applauds the Secretary’s quick action, especially in the midst of navigating an election that may be the most challenging in our history. Read the coalition’s full press release here.