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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Our monthly membership newsletter with election season activities and events, both upcoming and recorded as they happened. Also, looking ahead to the holiday season! (Yes, there is life and League after elections!)

Event Date: 
Oct 20 2018 - 10:00am
Event location: 

St. Andrew United Methodist Church

Voting 101 program will cover the basics of voting: What information you need to register, where to register, how to vote, voting by mail, early voting, voting locations, same-day registration and voting, and the importance of voting and making your voice heard.

Troy Farmers Market
Event Date: 
Oct 27 2018 - 9:00am

At our spot in the Market we offer voter registration, election calendar information, and information about the League and its positions. Do come say hello.

Barb Laimins registers voters at the Naturalization Ceremony.
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On September 17, LWV Wheaton was honored and happy to be at the naturalization ceremony at Cantigny Park. The League helped welcome a new group of citizens and was on hand to register new voters!

HELP PROMOTE VOTING!

VOTER REGISTRATION EVENTS: FALL 2018

Voter Registration events are scheduled through out September and into October.  These events are set up by ENGAGING NEW VOTERS and the VOTER COALITION co-led by LWVNO and NCJW.  Registration is in collaboration with many metro-area organizations with the same goals.  There is also collaboration with the office of the Registrar of Voters (ROV).

Event Date: 
Sep 19 2018 - 6:30pm
Event location: 

Wheaton Public Library

Get Out the Vote Committee will meet Wednesday, September 19, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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Read the article about the League of Women Voters, "The League of extraordinary women," by Phil Kadner in the CHICAGO SUN TIMES (September 11, 2018).

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Whether you actually call yourself a millennial or not (technically this only refers to people born during 1981-1996—I checked), if you’re between the ages of 18 and oh, say, 40, let’s just assume I’m talking to you. We need to all vote this November. All of us.

image for National Voter Registration Day, with a pic of the USA
Event Date: 
Sep 24 2018 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

Pearson Square Apartment

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 to register.

image for National Voter Registration Day, with a pic of the USA
Event Date: 
Sep 26 2018 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

Lincoln Apartments @ Tinner Hill

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 to register.

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