Election Laws

Sponsored Legislation

S.471 An Act promoting political participation

This bill would remove barriers to political contributions by low-wage workers through a system of universal voluntary payroll deduction. The bill would enable employees, even if they do not have a bank account, to make regular small voluntary contributions via payroll deduction to 501(c)(4) not-for-profit organizations and PACs.

Home Rule Petitions

H3745 An Act relative to the election of town meeting members in the town of Arlington

Reforms the nomination and election process for Town Meeting seats to permit the consolidation of elections of Town Meeting Members when there are vacant seats into a single election per precinct, such that the highest vote-getters win the longest available terms.

Cosponsored Legislation

S.434 An Act restoring financial transparency in presidential elections (Barrett)

S.459 An Act fostering voter opportunities, trust, equity and security (Creem)