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Civics education needed now more than ever

Civics education needed now more than ever

Time to reverse apathy of young Americans

ACCORDING TO THE Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement, a nonpartisan research organization at Tufts University, only about half of registered voters aged 18-29 voted in the 2016 presidential election. The fact that half of young people who registered to vote — and a majority of young people of voting age(...)

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Tom Brady voting record: Incomplete 

Tom Brady voting record: Incomplete 

QB's presidential ballot may not count  

TOM BRADY FOUND himself at the center of a storm over his possible vote for his friend Donald Trump for president. But it turns out his ballot may not even be counted. Trump announced at a campaign rally in New Hampshire on Monday night that the star New England Patriots quarterback called him and said he voted(...)

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Galvin’s low energy dampens voting innovation

Galvin’s low energy dampens voting innovation

Secretary's elections division runs smoothly, but change comes slowly, if at all

SINCE THE FLORIDA election debacle in 2000, the United States has seen dramatic developments in the administration of elections. States are modernizing and innovating so much that the act of voting in 2016 would be almost unrecognizable to a voter from the 1990s. But not in Massachusetts. Here in the Commonwealth, where innovation is typically(...)

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