Fighting Voter Suppression

Fighting Voter Suppression

We challenge all efforts and tactics that threaten our democracy and limit the ability of voters to exercise their right to vote.

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Action Alerts

The House of Representatives passed H.R. 1 on March 8, 2019 and sent it to the Senate. Companion legislation has been introduced in the Senate.

I stand with the League against partisan, discriminatory and even illegal tactics that  deny eligible Americans the right to vote.

Action Alerts

The League is gearing up to take a stand in Congress, statehouses, and courtrooms nationwide to ensure no voters are left behind. Stand with the League in our fight to ensure our elections are always free, fair, and accessible.

Event Date: 
Mar 19 2019 - 5:30pm
Event location: 

Left of Center

Questions about past and future elections? if so, Michelle Baldwin, Registrar of Voters from Tulare County will be our featured speaker at our next meeting. This is a dinner meeting. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $17.

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Elections New Orleans
Press Mention

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

League of Women Voters of Fairfax Area Conference Center

Event Date: 
Jan 5 2019 - 1:00pm
Event location: 

James Duncan Library

Everything You Need To Know To Advocate For Redistricting Reform

James Duncan Library
2501 Commonwealth Ave
Alexandria, VA 22301

Gerrymander forum
Event Date: 
Sep 27 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Walter Reed Medical Center, multipurpose room

Slay the Gerrymander in Virginia! with Brian Cannon, Executive Director of OneVirginia2021 and with Suzanne Almeida, Redistricting and Representative Counsel to Common Cause and former Executive Director of LWV of Pennsylvania. 

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News

The 53rd National LWVUS convention took place in Chicago in June.

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News

Our monthly membership newsletter with lots of current articles - reports on recent workshops on elections and on housing, our primary season voter service activities, and more!

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