Expanding Voter Access

Expanding Voter Access

We fight to increase voters’ access to the polls, including expanding early voting, automatic and online voter registration.

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The Wisconsin Elections Commission considers several critical matters in its December 12, 2017 meeting, including ballot design, agency staffing and a UW-Madison study on the impact of the photo ID requirement. A statement from LWV WI discusses these matters.

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Assembly Bill 637 seeks to address some problems with the current absentee ballot process. While we appreciate the intent of this legislation, our statement outlines serious problems including the fact that it creates a two-tier system in which all absentee ballots are not treated equally.

ORLEANS PARISH EARLY VOTING

  •  Early voting begins 2 weeks prior to election day and lasts 8 days excluding Sunday and holidays.

 

  • HOURS: 8:00 am -- 4:30 pm
  • EARLY VOTING SITES
  • Registrar's Office, City Hall, RM 1W23; 1300 Perdido St.
  • Registrar's Office, Algiers Courthouse, RM 105; 225 Morgan St.
  • Voting Machine Warehouse; 8870 Chef Menteur Highway
  • Lake Vista Community Center, 6500 Spanish Fort Blvd. 2nd floor meeting room

 

Position

The League of Women Voters of Santa Barbara support effective, honest, participatory government, with all eligible voters registered to vote informed, voting and sharing responsibility for governing.
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If you believe that there was voter fraud in Fresno County during the most recent election,  you had better change your mind.  Brandi Orth, Fresno County’s Registrar of Voters, has made it virtually impossible for that to happen.  In a Lunch &

Juliette Holmes speaks to the Moth about Voting rights in her family history
Blog Post

A personal story about voting rights, a great audio listen.    Recorded by The Moth, previously broadcast on the Moth Radio Hour.

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For the first time since 2009, the June Carmichael Award for outstanding service to the League was presented, to Karen Bufka from the Northeast Kingdom group.

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The Washington Post on August 19 called voter suppression "the civil rights issue of this era." How did this happen, and what can we do about it? 

Position

We support action to protect the citizen's right to know, to facilitate citizen participation in government and to oppose major threats to basic constitutional rights.
Event Date: 
Sep 27 2017 - 6:30pm
Event location: 

Denny's - First/Shaw

She will inform us on different voting topics in Fresno County. 

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