Hays County

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Celebrating 100 Years of Women Having the Right to Vote in Texas

Linda Calvert, Ida Miller, and Mary Earls represent the Hays County League at the event.

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Team DS hosts successful Backpack Full of Cash fundraiser / educational event

The LWV of Hays County's Team DS welcome panelists and  attendees.

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Hays County voters try proposed new voting machine

LWV program attendees get hands-on with ES&S's Express Vote voting machine.

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Voter tries proposed new voting machine as Hays County elections staff assist.

League program "Safeguarding Voters Rights" gave participants chance to try proposed voting machines.

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Crowd listens attentively during program on Safeguarding Voters Rights

Participants learn about process of transitioning to use of Vote Centers on Election Day.

photo: Comal, Travis, and Guadalupe counties' elections administrators

Comal, Travis, and Guadalupe counties' elections administrators

Explain the transition to use of Vote Centers on Election Day.

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Turnout for program Supporting Fair and Just Voting

Proposals in the Texas Legislature and voter suppression were among the topics of interest.

Two LWV Hays County members check bid sheets during silent auction

Checking silent auction bid sheets

Dorothy Knight and Jan Rudnicki check silent auction bids during 31st Annual Texas Wine and Beer Tasting

photo of Teresa Carbajal Ravet of Team DS presenting on expanding voter participation

Teresa with Team DS presents program to League members

Educating League members on Expanding Voter Participation

Texas State University students wait for polls to open on Election Day

Texas State University students wait for polls to open on Election Day

At the LBJ Student Center, November 6, 6:30 a.m.

Registering voters at Texas State University's Honors College

Voter registration at Texas State University's Honors College

Registering voters and writing letters

Participants in a joint deputy voter registration training for Travis and Hays counties.

Joint deputy voter registrar training

Hays and Travis county LWV members participate in joint deputy voter registrar training.

Texas State students in line to vote.

Texas State University students faced barriers to voting – until LWV Hays County intervened.

Texas State students faced long lines and limited hours to vote.

Hays County

We envision a democracy where every person has the desire, the right, the knowledge and the confidence to participate. The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Making Democracy Work

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Event Date: 
Nov 9 2019 - 2:00pm
Event location: 

Wimberley Players

Save the Date!

November 9 Matinee Screening and Special Program

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News

Are you curious about the new Voting Machines in Hays County? Are you curious about the most convenient place for you to vote in the November 2019 election?

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The Hays County Commissioners Court approved the new Vote Center and Early Voting locations during a late August regular session of the court. The League of Women Voters compiled the two types of polling location information onto one document.

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Event Date: 
Oct 17 2019 - 6:30pm
Event location: 

San Marcos Activity Center

The Fall 2019 LWV Hays County San Marcos Area Debate is on Thursday, October 17 from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. at the San Marcos Activity Center.

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Event Date: 
Oct 16 2019 - 6:30pm
Event location: 

Wimberley Community Center

The Fall 2019 LWV Hays County Candidates Debate in Wimberley will cover WISD places 4 & 5 and for City of Woodcreek, mayor and 2 at-large council positions. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

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New Voter Certificates to Be Mailed Out This Fall for Some Hays County Voters

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Action Alerts

Demand action NOW from Senator Cornyn and Senator Cruz on two gun safety bills!