Washington, DC - The League of Women Voters is dismayed by the U.S. Department of Justice’s recent decision to allow the state of Georgia to implement a discriminatory requirement that new voters provide a Passport or other proof of citizenship in order to register to vote.
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.
The League of Women Voters of Kern County, CA is visiting area high schools this spring with one message: register, vote, and be counted! By June 1st, the Kern County League will have held registration events at eight schools. Just this week, me
The League of Women Voters of Houston is working overtime to register high school students to vote this year! As part of the 2010 High School Voter Registration Project, Houston area League members aim to work in 25 high-minority schools.
At every level of government—from city council to state legislature, from Congress to President of the United States—candidates participate in debates to help voters understand who they are and what they stand for. But are you actually getting anything out of these debates?
Elections present voters with important choices. Whether it is a local race that will affect your community or a national race that could change the direction of the country, it is a time to consider the issues which you care about and decide which candidate you support. Even if you are under 18 and not yet eligible to vote, election campaigns offer an excellent way to learn about the people and issues that affect your future.
The leaders you elect make the decisions that affect you – your job, health care, energy costs, security and more. The League helps you to get registered, get to know the candidates and issues, and get out and vote.