Assuring Transparency in Processing Vote by Mail Ballots Senate #198

Vote Description

This was a vote on Amendment #34 to S2755, An Act relative to voting options in response to COVID-19. This amendment calls for the registrars in the city or town representing the two leading political parties to be notified about the time and location of the processing of ballots, and calls on them to be permitted to observe. It also calls for the processing of such ballots to occur in and during the hours of operation of the town or city hall.

Mass Fiscal Explanation

MassFiscal supports this amendment because it calls to increase the transparency of an unprecedented mail-in voting campaign.

Mass Fiscal's Stance

Vote result on 06/16/2020

FAILED

Yea
10

Nay
29

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Michael BarrettThird Middlesex 10%
Joe BoncoreFirst Suffolk and Middlesex 10%
Michael Brady2nd Plymouth and Bristol 10%
William N. BrownsbergerSecond Suffolk and Middlesex 10%
Harriette L. ChandlerFirst Worcester 10%
Sonia Chang-DiazSecond Suffolk 10%
Nick CollinsFourth Suffolk 10%
Jo ComefordHampshire, Franklin & Worcester 10%
Cynthia Stone CreemFirst Middlesex and Norfolk 10%
Brendan P. Crighton3rd Essex 10%
Julian CyrCape and Islands 10%
Sal N. DiDomenicoMiddlesex and Suffolk 10%
Diana DiZoglio1st Essex 24%
James B. EldridgeMiddlesex and Worcester 14%
Ryan C. FattmanWorcester and Norfolk 97%
Paul R FeeneyBristol and Norfolk 14%
Barry R. FinegoldSecond Essex and Middlesex 10%
Cindy FriedmanFourth Middlesex 10%
Anne M. GobiWorcester, Hampden, Hampshire, and Middlesex 28%
Adam G. HindsBerkshire, Hampshire, Franklin and Hampden 12%
Patricia D. JehlenSecond Middlesex 10%
John F. KeenanNorfolk and Plymouth 10%
Edward Kennedy1st Middlesex 10%
Eric P. LesserFirst Hampden and Hampshire 10%
Jason M. LewisFifth Middlesex 10%
Joan B. LovelySecond Essex 10%
Mark C. MontignySecond Bristol and Plymouth 17%
Michael O. MooreSecond Worcester 24%
Patrick O'ConnorPlymouth and Norfolk 48%
Marc R. PachecoFirst Plymouth and Bristol 17%
Becca RauschNorfolk, Bristol & Middlesex 14%
Michael J. RodriguesFirst Bristol and Plymouth 10%
Michael F. RushNorfolk and Suffolk 10%
Karen SpilkaSecond Middlesex and Norfolk 6%
Bruce E. TarrFirst Essex and Middlesex 62%
Walter F. TimiltyNorfolk, Bristol and Plymouth 17%
Dean TranWorcester and Middlesex 83%
John Velis2nd Hampden and Hampshire 29%
James T. WelchHampden 10%