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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Press Release

The League of Women Voters of Texas welcomes the release today of the bi-annual Nonprofit VOTE/US Elections Project report “

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Action Alerts

Request your State Senator OPPOSE SB 9, the Lt. Governor’s priority elections bill that will make it more difficult to vote and continue fear mongering about election safety.

Redistricting
Event Date: 
Mar 26 2019 - 10:00am
Event location: 

U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a group of cases challenging redistricting maps in North Carolina (LWVNC v. Rucho) and Maryland (Benisek v. Lamone). LWV will co-host a rally on the steps of the U.S.

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Action Alerts

The League of Women Voters is urging members to contact their Representative today and tell them how important HR1 with its package of reforms is to the future of our democracy. Please 'Read more' for details on the bill and how you can easily contact your Representative.

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Action Alerts

New legislation from Congress, HR 1, the For the People Act, will modernize our election system, reform redistricting, and restore the Voting Rights Act.
  

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Action Alerts

On Friday, January 4, HR1 was introduced in the House of Representatives. This bill comprises a bold, transformative set of reforms to str

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Action Alerts

Our Texas election system cannot assure us of accurate and secure registered voter rolls. Modern systems exist in other states that are more accurate, safe and secure – and cost much less!

League of Women Voters
Event Date: 
Feb 28 2019 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

Barcelona Wine Bar / Vinoteca Tasting Room

Please join us for a conversation about the future of voting and elections in our state. This is a great opportunity to learn about Election Protection, Redistricting Reform, and the Democracy Act Bill set to drop in February.

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Action Alerts

Improve our elections, save our democracy!

Event Date: 
Mar 27 2019 - 8:30am
Event location: 

Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square

Join us for LWVO Statehouse Day 2019! Click here to register today.

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