• As presidential candidates pounded the campaign trail this week, the Florida League debuted an innovative “Be Ready to Vote” mobile campaign, designed to help inform Florida voters about their current registration status and increase voter turnout at the polls. Through these efforts, mobile phone users are prompted to enter their name and date of birth to check their voter status, update their voter information or have their questions answered by an elections official. What new technologies are you using to reach voters this year?

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    Take Control - Vote

    This video PSA was developed for the League by Discovery Communications as part of their Creating Change program.

  • Across the country, Leagues are raising their voices on voting rights, redistricting, clean air and water, campaign funding and more. From Massachusetts to Florida, New York to Kansas and points in between, Leagues are busy educating and advocating. Comment on and share our Leagues in Action.



  • Worried about the effect of the new Wisconsin Voter ID law requiring voters to show a photo ID, the La Crosse County (WI) League of Women Voters just started a 4-day education campaign to teach voters about th

  • Redistricting and voter ID are heavy on the minds of voters in TN and NC while the heated political rhetoric in MI has reached new heights. Read "This Week around the Leagues" and comment on the impact that Leagues in these communities have had on these issues.

  • With the primary season already in full swing, the League has once again teamed up with the Newspaper in Education Institute to produce Electing the President, a handy guide outlining all you need to know about the presidential election process. From helping you navigate the complex nomination process to providing succinct tips for making sense of the daily barrage of campaign coverage and advertising, Electing the President will serve as your go-to resource all the way up to Election Day.
    In addition to debates and forums, another important service provided by state and local Leagues is candidate/issue information in the form of voters’ guides or surveys covering all types of elections.

  • The Iowa Caucuses are less than a week away – an early kickoff to what will surely be a long and intense election year 2012. Instead of the usual New Year's resolutions, the League is putting together a list of Election Year Resolutions/Hopes for the upcoming year:

  • It’s hard to believe, but it’s almost time to flip the calendar to 2012. In the coming year, we will be active on many fronts, but with special emphasis on providing the public with all the information they need to navigate the election system, learn the issues, and vote for the candidates of their choice.

  • With a pivotal Election Day around the corner, the League of Women Voters of the United States held a forum on Thursday, October 28, 2010, to discuss the trends that will impact civic participation among young people.