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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LWVC Convention 2019 reports (note that there are multiple reports on some workshops or caucuses):

LWV

Study/Concurrence/Consensus

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Study is the process of formally investigating and discussing a body of facts (including policy implications) whether supporting or contravening a working hypothesis, leading to or including a statement of position.

League members at local rally
Event Date: 
Jul 13 2019 - 10:00am
Event location: 

LWV Diablo Valley office

Note the change to second Saturday this month! This is our monthly advocacy planning meeting. Discussion may include local actions in support of positions from any level of the League, as well as updates on current priority issues

Restore the Voting Rights Amendment

Action Alerts

June 25th marks six years since the U.S. Supreme Court’s Shelby County v. Holder decision which overturned essential provisions of the VRA which has led to countless attacks on the voting rights of Americans.

Illinois Sufferage

June 10, 2019 is "Women's Right to Vote Day" in Illinois. House Resolution 382 recognizes the important role Illinois played in achieving that right.

An event commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Illinois being the 1st state to ratify the 19th Amendment was held at the Thompson Center, Chicago.

News

Did you respond to the recent Action Alerts from LWV California? If so, here is a message from LWVC President Helen Hutchison with a progress report:

League members at local rally
Event Date: 
Jun 8 2019 - 10:00am
Event location: 

LWV Diablo Valley office

This is our monthly advocacy planning meeting. Discussion may include local actions in support of positions from any level of the League, as well as updates on current priority issues such as housing, immigration, and healthcare.

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