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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Free the vote movement to restore voting rights

We are co-sponsoring ACA 6 because the fight for voting rights is not over!

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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.

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.

In order to engage voters early in the Annual Town Meeting legislative process, The LWV Hingham hosts an annual public review of the content of the Annual Town Meeting Warrant.

The forum gives citizens the opportunity to review Articles and ask questions. They can then follow up by attending Advisory Committee meetings at which the Advisory Committee will discuss its recommendations for the particular articles in which the citizens are interested.

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Event Date: 
Aug 12 2020 - 1:00pm
Event location: 

LWVUS Facebook Page

Join the Conversation about the next 100 years!

 One hour discussion with LWVUS President Deborah Turner and CEO Virginia Kase on what lies ahead for democracy in America.

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Event Date: 
Aug 12 2020 - 1:00pm
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This is the compilation of the reports from members observing the Board of Supervisors, in reverse chronological order.

Votes for Women Historical Banner

This August is the 100th Anniversary of Women's Right to vote in the United States.


In this Centential year there are celebrations around the country. To see just a few of them click on the links below:

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Press Mention

The lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union, Campaign Legal Center, and law firm Fried Frank on behalf of voting rights advocacy groups — Common Cause Rhode Island and the League of Women Voters of Rhode Island — and 3 Rhode Islanders

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Event Date: 
Jul 31 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Facebook Live

Join us on Friday on Facebook Live for a discussion over lunch covering everything you need to know about voting absentee in Connecticut.