Social Media & Web Sites

Social Media & Web Sites

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Promote the League's mission with social media and online technology.

*Ready to use content is available here before each statewide election: Election Sample Social Media Content & Voter Education Graphics, YouTube videos & LWVUS Social Media graphics and messages & PSAs.

 

Increase visibility of your League

  • Name your Facebook page "League of Women Voters -----"
  • Share: League events (city-specific redistricting training, program meetings, candidate forums, etc.), voter registration events, elections, government communications and announcements, pertinent community information and partner events
  • Follow and share LWVTX, LWVUS and local League posts
  • In order to promote or advertise anything to do with voting and elections on Facebook the administrator must become verified

Policy & procedures

  •  The League of Women Voters does not support or oppose any political party or candidate.
  • All Leagues shall follow LWVUS brand standards, VOTE411.org brand standards and ensure that the LWV brand is represented correctly, consistently, and professionally whenever it appears in print or online.
  • The president appoints administrators for websites and social media and determines who may post for the League without approval.
  • Postings should reflect support or not oppose League issue positions and be nonpartisan.

Administrators should

  • Use a photo/video release 
  • Images and postings should reflect your community
  • Listen and respond to questions and feedback in a timely manner
  • Post frequently providing valid, relevant, and useful content
  • Use the official logo in avatar and postings
  • Use the full name of the League, ie League of Women Voters (name of League)
  • Use consistent hashtags #lwv, #LWVTexas, #LWVCollinCounty
  • Use consistent @lwvtexas @lwvhouston @lwvaustin
  • With the official League logo and use the full name of the League
  • Heed copyrights and fair use regulations
  • Stay gender neutral when possible

Create a social media plan for your League

LWVTX resources

Voting & League history

Texas voting and election resources 

LWVUS resources

Nonpartisan resources

Leagues on social media

@LWVofDallas  @LWVHouston  @lwvkerrville  @LWVRichardson  @LWVSAA  
@lwvatx @lwvmidlandTX @LwvCCTX @lwvdenton @LWVCyFair 
@lwvfortbend  @lwvlavaca @lwvcomal @LWVTXMoCo

Facebook

League websites

  • Leagues may choose to have a website.  LWVUS and LWVTexas highly recommends using the MyLo website  which provides an easy to use League template and fantastic customer service. Email mylo@lwvc.org or call the MyLO Team: 916-442-7215 for more information

With MyLO, you can...

  • Have your state AND National League content automatically posted to your local League website when you sign up for a MyLO website
  • Co-host events with the state LWV as well as other local LWVs so the event appears on their websites as well
  • Choose from several new designs and menus!

Check out the local Leagues sites in DallasComal Area, Hill Country and Hays County already using MyLO!