The first in our three-part series of Educational forums exploring women’s increasing political activism and leadership. The Changing Faces of Power: Women in Politics Series is hosted by the League of Women Voters and Sewall-Belmont House & Museum.
This forum took place on November 14, 2007 at the Sewall-Belmont House in Washington, DC.
"5 Things You Need to Know on Election Day" is a public awareness campaign letting voters know the simple steps they can take to protect their vote. The 5 Things cards familiarize voters with new election procedures and empower voters to take action to personally ensure their vote is counted.
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Pub. No. 2078. 100 per pack.
Adapted from a pamphlet published by the League of Women Voters Education Fund in 1980
Every four years, the Electoral College, a little known feature of our Constitution, enjoys a fleeting movement of fame. About six weeks after the long grind of the presidential election is over, the 538 members of the college meet in their respective states to perform their sole constitutional function: to elect the President and Vice-President of the United States.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 3, 1988
LEAGUE REFUSES TO "HELP PERPETRATE A FRAUD"
WITHDRAWS SUPPORT FROM FINAL PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE
WASHINGTON, DC —"The League of Women Voters is withdrawing its sponsorship of the presidential debate scheduled for mid-October because the demands of the two campaign organizations would perpetrate a fraud on the American voter," League President Nancy M. Neuman said today.
STATEMENT BY NANCY M. NEUMAN PRESIDENT, LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS
Good afternoon. I am Nancy Neuman, president of the League of women Voters. Thank you all for coming on such short notice.
The decision I am here to announce vas not an easy one to reach. It's the right decision. I know that. But not an easy one.