Tag: Voting Rights

The Best Civics Education Is Voting

The following testimony was delivered to the Joint Committee on Election Laws on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.   Chairman Finegold, Chairman Lawn, and Members of the Joint Committee on Election Laws,  My name is Sharon Solomon, and I am the Young Democrats of America National Committeeperson for the Young Democrats of Massachusetts (YDMA). YDMA would…
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Why Election Day Registration Matters

Young people move around a lot. According to recent statistics, one in five millennials probably changed address over the past year. And that doesn’t account for those even younger, heading off to college for the first time and changing address during their four or more years there. Our 20-day voter registration cutoff, as a result,…
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