Voter registration

Make National Voter Registration Day worth celebrating

Make National Voter Registration Day worth celebrating

Mass. needs to get on board with movement to ease sign-up

TODAY IS National Voter Registration Day. It also happens to be the day of Boston’s preliminary election. But there’s one way that Boston residents won’t be able to celebrate today’s holiday: registering at the polls. That’s because Massachusetts remains an outlier in New England in not embracing same day registration. Maine has allowed people to(...)

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It’s not my party, but I’ll vote if I want to 

It’s not my party, but I’ll vote if I want to 

Party primaries are increasingly non-partisan as party registration fades

AN EVER-GROWING WAVE of unenrolled voters is slowly overtaking Massachusetts political parties. Old Massachusetts Democrats and Republicans are dying off and more and more of their grandkids are ditching the two-party structure. As the overall number of voters keeps rising, the percent of undeclared voters climbs, while the share of both Democrats and Republicans shrinks modestly.(...)

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