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councilor zakim offers resolution to support lowering voting age to 16 for local elections

Click here to listen to Councilor Zakim on WBUR Radio discussing the federal and local push to lower the voting age to 16.


councilor zakim co-sponsors legislation for early municipal voting

Click here to read the Boston Herald’s coverage on Councilors Zakim and Janey’s proposed legislation for early municipal voting in Boston.

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LOOKING INTO BOSTON’S ROAD RACE PERMITTING PROCESS

Click here to listen to WGBH’s reporting and here for Channel 25 News’ take on Josh’s efforts to respond to residents’ concerns about the rising number of road races in District 8.


Co-SPONSORING The formation of a Commission to investigate workplace bias in Boston Fire Department

Click here for Channel 25 News’ reporting and here for the Boston Globe’s coverage of Josh and his colleagues’ investigation into reported workplace bias in the Boston Fire Department.

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COmbatting Sexual Harassment

Josh joined with then-At-Large Councilor, now U.S. Representative, Ayanna Pressley to author and pass a Boston City Council Sexual Harassment Policy. Click here for the Boston Herald’s reporting on the policy, and here for the Herald Editorial Board’s take on it.


BLOOMBERG RADIO

Please click here to listen to Josh discuss the challenges facing the City with the hosts of Bloomberg Radio-Boston.


Zakim Signs Progressive Pledge Limiting PAC, Third Party Spending, Proposes Two Additional Debates

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Are Mass. elections safe from hackers? It depends on whom you ask

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Galvin, Zakim spar over demise of early voting measure

Click here to read the Lowell Sun article.


Josh Zakim Statement on Galvin's Failure to Advocate for Early Voting

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josh zakim statements on ma senate AND HOUSE automatic voter registration legislation

Click here to read the statement regarding the Senate legislation and click here to read the statement about the House’s passage of the automatic voter registration legislation.


Four Months After Debate Challenge, Galvin's Silence Speaks Volumes

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Josh Zakim Statements on RECENT COURT Rulings

Click here to read the statement about the SJC’s ruling regarding Galvin v. Chelsea Collaborative and click here to read Josh’s statement regarding Janus v. AFSCME.


Fresh Off Democratic Endorsement, Secretary of State Challenger Josh Zakim Visits Northampton

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Challenger Comes A-Calling: Zakim's Bid for Secretary of State Arrives at Salem T Station

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Three Months Later... Crickets. One Quarter of a Year Following Zakim's Debate Proposal, Galvin's Silence Echoes Loudly

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Could the longest-serving statewide elected official lose his job?

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Galvin's got a big gap to bridge in race with Zakim

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Is William Galvin on his way out in Massachusetts?

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Zakim calls himself a 'bridge to progress' in new video. Get it?

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Josh Zakim Statement on Bill Galvin's Use of Office Staff to do Campaign Work

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Mayor Walsh signs ordinance to increase access to voting in Boston

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Josh Zakim Challenges 6-Term Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin

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Candidate for Secretary of State to visit with Berkshire Democrats

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Zakim's Voter Registration Access Bill Unanimously Approved by City Council

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Election reforms needed, Josh Zakim tells Salem Democrats

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Massachusetts should drop citizenship question from local census, Boston city councilor says

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Josh Zakim Statement on President Trump's Decision to Inquire About Citizenship on the 2020 Census

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Zakim's Voter Access Proposal Heard by Council's Committee on Government Operations

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Josh Zakim Statement on Secretary Galvin's Newfound Support for Automatic Voter Registration

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Zakim seeks weekend voting, expanded absentee options

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Zakim Proposes Common-Sense Voting Changes to Increase Turnout

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Josh Zakim Statement on President Trump's Blaming Boston and Lawrence for Opioid Crisis in New Hampshire

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Josh Zakim Challenges Galvin to Six Debates

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Zakim: Vote for Me; Secretary of State Galvin Not Fulfilling His ResponsibilitiesC

Click here to read why Josh is running for Secretary of State.


With a commitment to social justice, upstart secretary of state candidate travels to Berkshires

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Secretary of State hopeful is putting focus on voter rights

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Why doesn't Massachusetts hold its state primaries earlier?

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Blowback Over Setting of Day-After-Labor Day Primary

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Josh Zakim Statement on State Primary Date

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Josh Zakim to challenge secretary of state William Galvin

Read Josh’s announcement here.