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A TREMENDOUS THANK YOU to these GENEROUS LEAGUE DONORS whose thoughtful gifts enable us to adapt to an every changing and challenging world.

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On August 18, 1920, during an election year in the midst of a pandemic, the Tennessee Legislature voted to ratify the 19th Amendment, which reads, “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.” Thus, Tennessee became the final state to meet Article V of the Constitution’s three fourths ratification requirement. After a hotly contested vote won by a slim majority and the stoke of a pen, Tennessee effectively doubled...

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When the League of Women Voters of San Luis Obispo filed its Articles of Incorporation with the state of California for the first time in 1967, the President signed her name as Mrs. Dale E. Winslow. Mrs. E. Wesley Conner and Mrs. Raymond Bracken were listed on the Board of Directors. That was a long time ago but even then, Sharon Winslow, Dottie Conner, and Sonia Bracken were leaders in their own right. They, together with...

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There's a lot of stress these days among family members and friends who are divided politically, and the current polarized public conversation doesn't help. Conversations about our beliefs can be difficult, especially when our relationships are at stake. This free online event will help you. It is a collaboration between Braver Angels and LWV of Snohomish County (Washington).

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The Fight for Democracy

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California is the first state to extend redistricting deadlines due to the Census Bureau delay.

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We joined many organizations and allies in calling on the first 8 commissioners to address this dramatic and unacceptable underrepresentation when they select the next 6 commissioners. All communities must see themselves in this Commission.

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The California Racial Justice Act will prohibit the use of race, ethnicity or national origin to seek or obtain convictions or sentences