Increasing Voter Registration

Increasing Voter Registration

As the nation’s largest and longest-standing grassroots voter registration organization, we work year-round to make sure all eligible Americans—especially first-time voters, non-college youth, new citizens, communities of color, and low-income Americans—have the opportunity to register and vote.

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News

Our October Voter has a lot for you -- TWO informative meetings this month (RSVP now!) Anniversary Celebration activities and information (check out the new suffragist bio!), a plea for help on affordable housing and homelessness, plus Diversity/Equity/Inclusion webinars.

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Action Alerts

The House of Representatives passed H.R. 1 on March 8, 2019 and sent it to the Senate. Companion legislation has been introduced in the Senate.

LWV fort bend registering voters
Event Date: 
Sep 25 2018 (All day)

Join the League of Women Voters across Texas for National Voter Registration Day!  Every year millions of Americans find themselves unable to vote because they miss a registration deadline, don’t update their registration, or aren’t sure how

LWV VC at Ventura City Council for International Women'd Day
Event Date: 
Nov 14 2019 - 11:00am
Event location: 

Ventura College of Law, Classroom #1 located off the courtyard

Open to all members or anyone interested in learning more about the League.  

Public Statement

In 2014, it was missing voter lists and delayed starts at polling sites in Hartford. In 2018, residents waited up to seven hours just to cast a ballot in Mansfield and New Haven.

  • Alternative Facts voter registration 9/29/19
  • ABAS Law Foundation and ACLU voter education events 9/7/19 & 9/29/19
  • Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs voter registration 9/28/19
  • Our Voice Matters (CSUS) voter registration 9/28/19
  • Collaboration with American Association of University Women at CSUS for voter registration 9/24/19
  • Ranked Choice Voting training for League of Women Voters 9/24/19
  • Black Child Legacy (Tower Liberty Church) voter training for college interns 9/23/19

“Our Voice Matters” sponsored by American Pacific Islanders American Public Affairs (APAPA) and multiple other community organizations and business was held 9/29/2019 at CSUS.  There were approximately 250 attendees from Sacramento and surrounding areas.  The team of LWV voter registration volunteers were: Theresa Riviera, Kae Lewis, Cary Hart, Delores Campbell, JoAnne French, Patricia Pavon, Marie Nitz, Kris Rekdahl and Brenda Main.

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Blog Post

The League of Women Voters of Diablo Valley may have taken the lead on National Voter Registration Day – but our partners certainly made it successful!  

Poster with woman using ballot box, 1920s, large word VOTE at top
Blog Post

Our September 21st General Meeting kicked off the 2020 election cycle with all things Voters Service. By partnering with the NAACP, NETO and AKA sorority, everyone attending left with the confidence to participate in the National Voter Registration Day the following Tuesday.

Voter registration table at Washington Nationals Stadium, 2018
Event Date: 
Sep 24 2019 - 6:15pm
Event location: 

Nationals' Statdium

Voter registration table at Washington Nationals Stadium, 2018

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