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 League of Women Voters of the United States believes that voting is a fundamental citizen right that must be guaranteed (LWVUS Position March 1982). Current issues are: Expanding Voter Access, Redistricting, Money in Politics, and Fighting Vote

Absentee Ballot Survey

Action Alerts

This survey is meant to assess the outcome of the expanded absentee voting procedures during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Hear My Voice
Event Date: 
Feb 26 2020 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

1912 Center

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 7pm, 1912 Center Great Room, Moscow.  "Hear My Voice," performance and archival videos bringing to life the struggle for women's right to vote. Free to the public. Sponsored by City of Moscow Human Rights Commission.

USPS Mail Truck
Public Statement
Event Date: 
Jul 7 2020 - 11:45am to 12:45pm
Event location: 

Zoom

Brian Cannon from OneVirginia2021 will be our Zoom First Tuesday lunch speaker about the upcoming constitutional amendment to end gerrymandering in Virginia. The Zoom meeting will begin at 11:45 am.

voting legislation
Public Statement

The League of Women Voters of Mississippi heartily supports the efforts of our Legislators in expanding the opportunity for Absentee Voting through the passage of HB 1521.

Participate in local government.  Your opinion matters!  Fill out the budget survey for your views on the DuPage County Board budget.  It's important for you to take the DuPage County budget survey for FY2021, which begins Dec. 1. Each year, the DuPage County Board asks residents to provide their thoughts pertaining to County programs and spending priorities. The information helps shape next year’s budget,  determining spending levels for County’s various programs.

Vote by Mail

Action Alerts

7/1/20 UPDATE: HB-346 was passed by the Senate on 6/25 and has now been signed by the Governor. Thanks for your help in getting this important piece of legislation passed. It allows for mail-in voting due to Covid-19 for 2020 elections.

Free the Vote Coalition

Action Alerts

Now more than ever we must confront the history of racial oppression behind our state’s felony disenfranchisement laws.

Fair Districts NC Webinar: How a Red State Beat the Gerrymander
Event Date: 
Jun 24 2020 - 5:00pm

Join Fair Districts NC for a discussion with Noah Rosenberg, Deputy Director of Better Boundaries Utah, and Gigi Brandt, LWV-Utah's redistricting adviser.

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