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.
With the election cycle now in full swing, we’re pleased to share the League of Women Voters' presidential voters’ guide to help voters learn about the candidates and their visions for America’s future.
The U.S. Supreme Court temporarily put the Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan. The League has been working to push the Obama Administration to develop and implement this historic regulation for years and we will continue to work to ensure that the it is implemented properly in every state.
President Obama called for “reduc[ing] the influence of money in our politics, so that a handful of families or hidden interests can’t bankroll our elections” during his final State of the Union speech. As we mark the sixth anniversary of Citizens United v. FEC, here are four solutions for fighting the influence of money in politics.
Millions of voters will vote in the presidential primaries. The rules about the primaries, including when they are held and who can participate, vary widely by state. Here’s a quick look to help answer your questions about this pivotal part of our voting system.