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Voter Challenge
Voter Challenge
BOSTON (AP) - A trial is set to begin in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a Massachusetts law that requires voters to register at least 20 days before an election. The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts, along with the national ACLU Voting Rights Project and a Boston law firm, filed the lawsuit in November...
Election is Tuesday
NEW BEDFORD - Tuesday is election day in New Bedford. The day will begin with six candidates for the vacant Ward Three City Council seat, and end with just two. Election Commissioner Maria Tomasia tells WBSM News it's a simple one-column ballot for voters in Ward Three, and all you have to do is choose one candidate...
Low Voter Turnout
Low Voter Turnout
With very few contested races to speak of, voter turnout across the Southcoast was dismal. In New Bedford, only 3.1% of the electorate made it to the polls - less than half the amount of last year's historic low turnout of 7.9% in the city's primary election...
Election Fraud Suit
Election Fraud Suit
A lawsuit has been filed in Federal Court in Boston against former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin. The suit, reportedly filed by the MA Sanders Voters and Volunteers Disenfranchised by Bill Clinton, was filed Wednesday and alleges President Clinton disenfranchised voters through illegal campaign activity in Massachusetts on March 1, Super Tuesday...
Election Day Tuesday
The City's top election official is hoping for a good voter turnout Tuesday, but doesn't know what to expect. Election Commissioner Maria Tomasia says this election season has been decidedly slow. Tomasia says she would like to have seen more lively debates with more contentious issues...
Lowest Turnout Ever
New Bedford Election Commissioner Maria Tomasia says Tuesday's preliminary election was a record-setter, and not in a good way. "We have had low elections, but this has been the lowest election (turnout) we've ever had," lamented Tomasia...
Registration Deadline
Registration Deadline
The deadline to register for the November election in Massachusetts is Wednesday. Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin is reminding residents that city and town halls will be open from 9am to 8pm Wednesday. Anyone who has had a change in address or wishes to change any voter information can do so Wednesday in preparation for the November 4 election...