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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National Voter Registration Day
Event Date: 
Sep 25 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Event location: 

WB Apartment (Lobby)

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.

Become a Voter Registrar

One of the primary reasons people are interested in joining the League of Women Voters is to help activate their communities to take part in democracy. The most basic right we have is the right to vote, and the League wants to be sure we do all we can to support active voter participation.

Many of our members are certified as voter registrars. If you would like to become a voter registrar, contact voterservice@wheatonlwvil.org

The Voter Services Committee provies services to inform and empower citizens to be invoved in the election process. The committee offers services to both educate and engage the electorate: 

Event Date: 
Aug 15 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Gordon Biersch

Beat the Heat, Meet and Great. Wear your LWV T-shirt. Happy Hour with the League.

Two league members at the national convention
Public Statement

The League of Women Voters of Wheaton was represented by LWV board member and League delegate Liz Albert at the League of Women Voters of the United States (LWVUS) 53rd National Convention held June 28 – July 1 in Chicago, IL.

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Event Date: 
Sep 29 2018 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
Event location: 

Hollenbeck Palms

We will give background information on all the propositions on the November ballot.  Voter Guides will be distributed to local Leagues and attendees. This is a free event and refreshments will be served. Street parking only.

member photo
Event Date: 
Jun 13 2018 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

Tent City

Please Join us in downtown Boston on June 13 at 6:00 for our annual  meeting.  Tent City community room. Our speaker Kim Janey is from the Boston City Council, speaking about increased women's roles in the City Council.

Event Date: 
May 9 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Event location: 

Buena Vista Library Meeting Room

Voting expert Doug Johnson, a fellow at the Rose Institute of State and Local Government at Claremont McKenna College, discusses implementation of CA Senate Bill 415 -The Voter Participation Rights Act -in Glendale and Burbank, at a free for

Action Alerts

LWVUS sent a letter to U.S. Senate offices encouraging Senators to cosponsor and pass S. 1989 the Honest Ads Act.

Event Date: 
Apr 5 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event location: 

Rood Center

Candidates for County Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters will answer questions from the community and local media, moderated by a  member of the LWVWNC.