Pirates Malt, Steve and James chat about the latest news including: Steve's fun with requesting an mail ballot. Reminder: August 26 is the deadline for the State Primary, but send your request in today! Get a vote by mail application; The latest news on the EARN IT Act and our upcoming call-a-thon this Thursday, noon-1pm EDT: Sign our petition and email them;Our latest post; Call Warren at (202) 224-4543 and Markey at (202) 224-2742. Leave a message;Google's new "feature" that spies on ...
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It is official: Ranked Choice Voting will be on the November 3rd ballot! Getting RCV passed is a major focus for us and we will call on our volunteers to help out. If you haven't signed up as a volunteer, please do so.

 

Steve, James, Malt and Joe talk about the latest Massachusetts news. Joe talks about a recent protest in Lowell to defund the police;Steve discusses what Cambridge is doing to encourage affordable housing;James gives the run down on mail-in ballots for the upcoming elections:You should be mailed an application for a mail-in ballot, but if not, get a copy at https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/eleev/early-voting-by-mail.htm;Applications must reach your local election office by August 26 for t...
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A huge congratulations to Voter Choice for Massachusetts and hundreds of volunteers and organizers for handing in over 14,000 signatures to get Ranked Choice Voting on the November 3rd ballot! It's petition submission day! 🎉 🎉 🎉 Our grassroots team has been working around the clock to sort, pack, and send mailings to town clerks across the Commonwealth. #RankedChoiceVoting, here we come! Share how proud you are of everything you've accomplished! 👏 🙌 pic.twitter.com/RGSDphxcpA— Voter Choice f...
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Pirates Steve, James and Joe talk about the latest local news including: Arlington's recent election and how it is organizing town meeting during the COVID-19 pandemic;The Ranked Choice Voting ballot initiative and;We are looking for better video chat tools. If you have any suggestions, please add a comment below.

 

Pirates Joe, Steve and James talk about the latest current events including Arlington's efforts to run its upcoming election by mail in ballot, PATRIOT Act renewal and Massachusetts' phased reopening from the COVID-19 less than lockdown. Digitally sign to get the Ranked Choice Voting initiative on the November ballot Donate your used computer Donate to your local food bank

 

Massachusetts Pirates Joe, Christine, Malt, Steve and James talk about the latest news of interest to Pirates. The COVID-19 pandemic continues on and has implications for people's lives, the economy and our elections. Steve talks about what Arlington is doing to keep its town government accountable to voters. Malt talks about efforts to suppress voting. James gives an update on Voter Choice MA's efforts to get on Ranked Choice Voting (RCV), aka Instant Runoff Voting, on the November bal...
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Polls for the Massachusetts presidential primary close at 8 p.m. today. Anyone registered under the Pirate designation can vote in any one of the four primaries: Democratic, Green-Rainbow, Libertarian and Republican. Find your poling place. Candidate Positions of Interest to Pirates We looked at many of the presidential candidates to see where they stood on issues of interest to Pirates. We struck all of the candidates who have dropped out since we posted this earlier. Democratic U...
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The Massachusetts presidential primary is Tuesday, March 3rd. Anyone registered under the Pirate designation can vote in any one of the four primaries: Democratic, Green-Rainbow, Libertarian and Republican. Early voting ends this Friday, February 28th. Find where to vote in your town. Absentee ballot applications must be received by your local election office by 12 p.m. on the day before the election (Monday). You can also confirm your registration status and find your poling place fo...
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In the latest Pirate News we talk about current events including the latest election results and a net neutrality update. Net NeutralityFCC PR spin: https://www.fcc.gov/document/what-theyre-saying-about-chairman-pais-c-band-plan & https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-20-168A1.pdf Filing a public comment. Quoting proceedings 17-108 for net neutrality aka restoring internet freedom: https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings/express Tech meeting will be Sunday, March 8th, 2-4pm. It will b...
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