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

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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!

Event Date: 
May 9 2018 - 7:00pm
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

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Our monthly membership newsletter with lots of current articles - ranging from candidate forums to census questions, and more!

young girl reading newspaper
News

Our monthly membership newsletter with lots of current articles - ranging from candidate forums to census questions, and more!

Press Mention

In a case that could directly affect the ongoing fight over access to the polls, the Supreme Court on Wednesday will consider whether Ohio and 17 other states can remove tens of thousands of legally registered voters from eligible-voter databases in Ohio, a perennial political battleground that President Donald Trump won by eight points in 2016.

LWV Chicago members register voters at Cook County Jail
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LWV members, including our student affiliates from the UChicago Democracy Initiative - UCDI, teamed up with members of Chicago Votes and Indivisible Chicago-South Side for another successful day of voter registration at the Cook County Jail on Feb

LWVO Statehouse Day button
Event Date: 
Apr 11 2018 - 8:30am
Event location: 

Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square

The event has concluded. Read the Statehouse Day reports here

 

Join us for an exciting day of workshops, advocacy, and inspiration!

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Press Release

Settlement in “Motor Voter” Case in Time for 2018 Elections

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