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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.

Photo of presenters and audience Supporting Fair and Just Voting program

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

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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: 
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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Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today the League of Women Voters of the United States CEO Virginia Kase issued the following

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Event Date: 
Jun 28 2019 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Bob Bullock Texas History Museum

On June 28, 2019 from 7:00pm-9:00pm, the Bob Bullock Texas History Museum in Austin will present a program titled 

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The House Committee on Oversight and Reform sent a letter to the state Thursday asking for documents related to the review.

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The Texas Civil Rights Project REPORT: How Election Administration Failures Impacted Hundreds of Thousands of Texas Voters

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 By Grace Chimene,  Feb. 27, 2019 Reprinted with permission from The Texas Tribune's TribTalk,

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The ACLU and others are asking a federal court to block counties from sending notices requiring certain voters to prove their citizenship.

Texas State students wait in line to vote during early voting.
Press Release

 

The on-campus polling location will be open for two days next week in addition to Election Day. The county also added two more polling locations in San Marcos, Texas.