Voting Rights

Voting Rights

Voting is a fundamental right and all eligible voters should have the equal opportunity to exercise that right. We are dedicated to ensuring that our elections remain free, fair and accessible.

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Contact senators and ask them to support the resolution for a Independent Redistricting Commission (sponsored by Senator Hanger (R) and Senator Locke (D).

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Improve our elections, save our democracy!

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Action Alerts

CITYWIDE PROPOSITION FOR THE MARCH 30, 2019 ELECTION

 This proposal will add a property tax of 2.0 mills to the existing property tax to be levied for 5 years beginning on January 1, 2020.  The will be used solely for programs for senior citizens in Orleans Parish.

 Parishwide Proposition

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League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Sues to Prevent Enforcement of Bills Passed During Unconstitutional “Extraordinary Session” of the Legislature 

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Amid allegations that Hays County has suppressed the college student vote, a civil rights group is threatening to sue.

By Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune

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The on-campus polling location will be open for two days next week in addition to Election Day. The county also added two more polling locations in San Marcos, Texas.

League members take action on issues where we have studied the topic and have reached conclusions that are embodied in our positions. Our Action/Advocacy Committee meets monthly (see Calendar of Events). Recent activities have included advocacy for affordable housing proposals in several cities, support of extending the county healthcare plan to undocumented immigrants, and statements on the Concord Naval Weapons Station re-use plans.

Event Date: 
Feb 2 2019 - 10:00am
Event location: 

LWV Diablo Valley office

This is our monthly advocacy planning meeting. Discussion may include local actions in support of positions from any level of the League, as well as updates on current priority issues such as housing, immigration, and healthcare.

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Event Date: 
Jan 26 2019 - 10:00am
Event location: 

League of Women Voters of Fairfax Area Conference Center

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