Fighting Voter Suppression

Fighting Voter Suppression

We challenge all efforts and tactics that threaten our democracy and limit the ability of voters to exercise their right to vote.

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Event Date: 
May 9 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Event location: 

Buena Vista Library Meeting Room

Voting expert Doug Johnson, a fellow at the Rose Institute of State and Local Government at Claremont McKenna College, discusses implementation of CA Senate Bill 415 -The Voter Participation Rights Act -in Glendale and Burbank, at a free for

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News

Our monthly membership newsletter with lots of current articles - ranging from candidate forums to census questions, and more!

young girl reading newspaper
News

Our monthly membership newsletter with lots of current articles - ranging from candidate forums to census questions, and more!

LWV Chicago members register voters at Cook County Jail
News

LWV members, including our student affiliates from the UChicago Democracy Initiative - UCDI, teamed up with members of Chicago Votes and Indivisible Chicago-South Side for another successful day of voter registration at the Cook County Jail on Feb

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Public Statement

Settlement in “Motor Voter” Case in Time for 2018 Elections

The League of Women Voters believes responsibility for redistricting preferably should be vested in an independent special commission, with membership that reflects the diversity of the unit government, including citizens at large, representatives of public interest groups, and members of minority groups.

Every redistricting process should include:

Position

The League of Women Voters of Santa Barbara support effective, honest, participatory government, with all eligible voters registered to vote informed, voting and sharing responsibility for governing.
News

The League of Women Voters of Vermont kicked off the Fall season with a successful Celebration of the 19th Amendment with a Happy Hour held in Montpelier at the end of August.

News

On September 11, members of the League spent a few hours fulfilling a key component of our mission – helping new citizens register to vote following the annual Naturalization Ceremony at the State House.

Juliette Holmes speaks to the Moth about Voting rights in her family history
Blog Post

A personal story about voting rights, a great audio listen.    Recorded by The Moth, previously broadcast on the Moth Radio Hour.

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