6/6: The Massachusetts Senate passed several bills undoing previously passed voting restrictions meant to shore up election integrity.
6/5: ACLU, Common Cause, and the League of Women Voters are among the Democratic coalitions pushing for Massachusetts to adopt legislation that would allow for election day registration.
9/27: A college student has been charged with voting in two states during the 2016 election.
9/10: Secretary of State William Galvin announced his office would be taking over recount and administration issues faced by Lowell and Lawrence Counties.
8/26: The Registry of Motor Vehicles, MassHealth, and the Health Connector will be the agencies assigned to help the state implement automatic voter registration.
8/18: Massachusetts’ new automatic voter registration law is causing officials to question whether the policy will improve voter turnout.
8/9: Secretary of State William Galvin announced that Massachusetts will adopt Automatic Voter Registration by 2020.
7/13: Governor Charlie Baker says the Registry of Motor Vehicles is prepared to handle the state’s automatic voter registration law.