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With Women’s History Month 2016 wrapping up, League president Elisabeth MacNamara joined with other women’s political and history experts at the Sewall-Belmont House and Museum to discuss women’s leadership and public service and their impact on public policy in both a historical and contemporary context.

This year we are partnering with AIGA, the professional association for design, for a Get Out the Vote initiative seeking to motivate Americans to register and turnout to vote on Election Day – Tuesday, November 8.

On the sixth anniversary of the signing of the Affordable Care Act, the U.S. Supreme Court will be hearing arguments in the case of Zubik v. Burwell, which challenges the health care law's contraceptive coverage provision.

The Your Vote is Your Voice! Empowered Women Vote seeks to empower women in our community, particularly those underserved, to better engage them in the political process.

To celebrate Women’s History Month and the League's history of Making Democracy Work®, we’ve put together a brief slide show highlighting a few of the our accomplishments over the last 96 years.

Our 2016 Youth Voter Registration Program has registered over 4,000 young voters so far! Early data from the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement show that young people are voting in primaries at levels we have not seen for some time.

The League is proud to join forces with recording artists Patty Griffin, Sara Watkins and Anais Mitchell on the “Use Your Voice Tour.” At each show, local League volunteers talk on stage about the importance of voting and the various elections occurring this and every year.

For voters voting tomorrow as well as those with upcoming primaries and caucuses, it is time to get ready to vote! Simply enter your address at VOTE411.org to find everything you need to know about upcoming elections in your state.

The League of Women Voters of the United States, alongside its Alabama, Georgia and Kansas affiliates, filed a federal lawsuit against the executive director of the Election Assistance Commission to prevent these states from requiring documentary proof-of-citizenship when registering voters using the federal mail voter registration form.

In honor of our 96th anniversary as well as Presidents’ Day, we are calling upon our supporters to help us in Making Democracy Work and bringing new voters into our electoral process this year.