NEW YORK — The city has long been home to the privileged and the destitute, but voters from all walks of life felt disenfranchised after a city-wide snafu at primary voting locations on Tuesday. According to the New York Times, 71 polling locations opened late due to missing or malfunctioning machines. With polls scheduled to [...]
Oct. 8, 2009 Leave a Comment
State officials, high school students and advocates for new voting laws in Massachusetts urged the state Election Laws Committee to consider a bill that would change the landscape of voter registration for teenagers under the age of 18, yesterday at the State House. As part of the Massachusetts Freedom to Vote Act, the proposed measure [...]
Nov. 6, 2008 1 Comment
A recent survey shows, not necessarily surprisingly, that 10 percent of voters went to the polls Tuesday with the recent political parodies from Saturday Night Live on their minds.
Nov. 4, 2008 Leave a Comment
SHARON, Mass. — I voted today, and so should you. It was busy in the little town of Sharon, 25 miles south of Boston and 25 miles north of Providence. Everyone in town voted at the high school, adding to the parking and crowding fun. It’s best to escape from work early or to try [...]