Two issues could become a focus of negotiations between six lawmakers tasked with finding a compromise on vote-by-mail legislation: application mailing methods and limitations on changing polling locations.
State House News reports that, as a new House-Senate conference committee works out its meeting plans, advocates are pointing to the two variations between the House and Senate bills as essential components to a statewide voting-by-mail system.
Common Cause is a nonpartisan grassroots organization that counts voting and elections among its work. They want a vote by mail compromise soon, so that the system is ready for elections this fall.
Carrie Saldo spoke with Pam Wilmot, the executive director of Common Cause Massachusetts, shortly after the Senate vote last week.