Hays County

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Celebrating 100 Years of Women Having the Right to Vote in Texas

Linda Calvert, Ida Miller, and Mary Earls represent the Hays County League at the event.


Team DS hosts successful Backpack Full of Cash fundraiser / educational event

The LWV of Hays County's Team DS welcome panelists and  attendees.

photo of voters trying new voting machines

Hays County voters try proposed new voting machine

LWV program attendees get hands-on with ES&S's Express Vote voting machine.

photo of county elections staff explaining one model of new hybrid voting machines

Voter tries proposed new voting machine as Hays County elections staff assist.

League program "Safeguarding Voters Rights" gave participants chance to try proposed voting machines.

photo of attendees at LWV Hays County program "Safeguarding Voters Rights"

Crowd listens attentively during program on Safeguarding Voters Rights

Participants learn about process of transitioning to use of Vote Centers on Election Day.

photo: Comal, Travis, and Guadalupe counties' elections administrators

Comal, Travis, and Guadalupe counties' elections administrators

Explain the transition to use of Vote Centers on Election Day.

Photo of presenters and audience Supporting Fair and Just Voting program

Turnout for program Supporting Fair and Just Voting

Proposals in the Texas Legislature and voter suppression were among the topics of interest.

Two LWV Hays County members check bid sheets during silent auction

Checking silent auction bid sheets

Dorothy Knight and Jan Rudnicki check silent auction bids during 31st Annual Texas Wine and Beer Tasting

photo of Teresa Carbajal Ravet of Team DS presenting on expanding voter participation

Teresa with Team DS presents program to League members

Educating League members on Expanding Voter Participation

Texas State University students wait for polls to open on Election Day

Texas State University students wait for polls to open on Election Day

At the LBJ Student Center, November 6, 6:30 a.m.

Registering voters at Texas State University's Honors College

Voter registration at Texas State University's Honors College

Registering voters and writing letters

Participants in a joint deputy voter registration training for Travis and Hays counties.

Joint deputy voter registrar training

Hays and Travis county LWV members participate in joint deputy voter registrar training.

Texas State students in line to vote.

Texas State University students faced barriers to voting – until LWV Hays County intervened.

Texas State students faced long lines and limited hours to vote.

Hays County

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Making Democracy Work

Census 2020

Online completion of the U.S. Census form is an option this year.

See the step-by-step video guide.

United States 2020 Census

Census forms are being delivered to U.S. households this week, if you haven't already received one.




Sat., May 2 – Local Election POSTPONED UNTIL NOVEMBER

Tues., May 26 – Prim. Runoff - POSTPONED UNTIL JULY
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The League of Women Voters of Texas has filed a lawsuit to expand the rights of Texas voters so they are able to register online to vote while renewing or updating their drivers license.


The Texas Tribune reports on a challenge in federal court to Texas's ban on online voter registration when renewing one's drivers license. Reprinted with permission.