Carol Rose, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts, told Boston Public Radio on Tuesday in the midst of voter suppression efforts across the country, Massachusetts should establish same day registration to broaden voter access.
"I think we have really good systems of accountability, we have amazing election clerks and election workers in this state," she said. "It's been around for 40 years. ... It's really not even that high tech, but it is common sense and we should do it in Massachusetts."
Rose said ACLU offices across the country are fighting in 25 voting rights cases where people allege they had their right to vote infringed upon.
"There are poll taxes, and voter ID laws in places like Kansas. In Florida they're making people pay fines and fees they might owe before they can vote," she said.