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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"The path to women’s suffrage was complicated, and sometimes ugly. History books tend mostly to credit the courage and tenacity of white women.

LWV members rally at the Supreme Court

“This is a historic moment for our democracy here in Michigan,” Jocelyn Benson said at a press conference Thursday. “In order to ensure this process is truly citizen-led, citizens must lead it and be involved in it.”

You can now apply to be on the Michigan Redistricting Commission on the Secretary of State webpage. The application period runs through the end of May 2020.

Making Democracy Work!
Event Date: 
Nov 5 2019 - 6:30pm
Event location: 

Alice and Jack Wirt Library

New Voting Rights will be the first topic of a series of Town Hall meetings presented in the Bay City and Midland Areas, courtesy of the League of Women Voters of Midland Michigan. 

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Event Date: 
Nov 19 2019 - 11:30pm
Event location: 

Left of Center Cafe

 

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If you didn't see League Links from the LWV - Michigan in your email today, here it is!

Event Date: 
Oct 22 2019 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

Hughes Main Library

Meeting will be from 6-7 pm.

Free and open to the public.

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