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Wisconsin case shows the importance of voting March 5th
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Editorial
Wisconsin case shows the importance of voting March 5th
No election season is complete without appeals to exercise your constitutional right to vote. That includes making your voice heard in next week’s March 5 presidential primary in Massachusetts, one of 15 states casting ballots on Super Tuesday.
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In key election year, prisoners with felonies seek right  to vote in Massachusetts
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News
In key election year, prisoners with felonies seek right to vote in Massachusetts
Concerned that thousands of Massachusetts prisoners with felony convictions are banned from voting in elections, state lawmakers, prisoners and their advocates on Monday pushed for legislation that would restore their voting rights.
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Opinion
Keep fighting for your political power
Every American deserves to be respected and reflected by their government. The right to vote is about the ability to be seen and heard by people who make consequential decisions that impact your life, your family and your community. It’s about real power.
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Opinion
The right to vote is about real power
Every American deserves to be respected and reflected by their government. The right to vote is about the ability to be seen and heard by people who make consequential decisions that impact your life, your family and your community. It’s about real power.
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News
Pressley and Welch unveil Inclusive Democracy Act
Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley and Vermont Sen. Peter Welch have introduced the Inclusive Democracy Act, a legislative breakthrough that would end felony disenfranchisement in federal elections by guaranteeing the right to vote for incarcerated citizens.
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Surprise Supreme Court ruling upholds voting rights
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Editorial
Surprise Supreme Court ruling upholds voting rights
Last week’s Supreme Court ruling on Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act stunned many people in Black and brown communities.
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News
Coalition takes Biden administration to task for falling short on voting rights
A coalition of more than 100 civil rights and advocacy organizations is accusing the Biden administration of falling short on its “visionary” commitment to step up voter registration and saying that the failure to shore up voting rights is disproportionately hurting non-white voters.
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Politics
Will Arizona voters defeat GOP voting restrictions?
Arizona lawmakers have become national leaders in trying to suppress non-white people’s voting power. But a proposition on the November ballot could put a stop to some of their new rules before they take effect.
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News
Lawsuits hope to extinguish racist gerrymandering in multiple states
The 2020 Census found that in state after state, population growth in Black, Latinx, Asian American, and Native American populations is outpacing white growth. But new voting rules working their way through state governments, including gerrymandered district maps, make it difficult for communities of color to elect people who will represent their needs and interests.
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Kendra Lara pushes for immigrant voting rights
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Politics
Kendra Lara pushes for immigrant voting rights
District 6 City Councilor Kendra Lara delivered her maiden speech last week, calling for immigrants to have the right to vote in local elections.
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Coalition pushing for Election Day registration
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Local News
Coalition pushing for Election Day registration
Members of the Election Modernization Coalition gathered Monday to call on the state Legislature to include Election Day registration in voting legislation currently moving through the Senate and House of Representatives.
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Warren joins Poor People’s Campaign
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News
Warren joins Poor People’s Campaign
Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, who has been among those attempting to advance the voting rights legislation and do away with the filibuster, shared her thoughts on the mission of the Poor People’s Campaign march and her role in the current fight in the senate
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