We’re excited to announce that we have finalized the location for our first meeting of the Broader Middle East and North Africa Initiative (BMENA) – we’ll be in Doha, Qatar, July 11 and 12!
Special interest money in elections has been a problem for years. The issue was magnified by the Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.
Today is Law Day and what better occasion to highlight the serious consequences of an underfunded justice system for our country? Read our full Law Day statement.
We have made a lot of progress since our post last week!
This morning, LWVUS Executive Director Nancy Tate stood with President Obama as he signed the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act into law.
Today, a Senate Committee will consider whether we need disclosure of who is spending vast amounts of money in American elections. We are deeply concerned about election financing.
10 states hold their presidential primary or caucus elections tomorrow. We want you and your family to have the information you need when you go to the polls. Visit www.VOTE411.org!
As we pause to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., let us remember his lifelong passion and commitment to securing equality for all in American society.
In 1920, the just formed League of Women Voters challenged state Leagues to increase voter turnout by 25%. The Alabama League noted: “…it is...difficult...to qualify for the vote in Alabama…”
Adapted from a pamphlet published by the League of Women Voters Education Fund in 1980