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The sooner we can start educating young people about our election and voting systems, the more empowered they will be to make their voices heard. 

 On March 26, the U.S. Supreme Court heard three high-profile cases pertaining to gerrymandering, including Rucho v. League of Women Voters of North Carolina.

In less than one year, on April 1, 2020, the Census will be in full swing. This process of counting will ensure that the political power, health, and safety of every community is maintained or enhanced in the upcoming decade.

The League of Women Voters celebrated the record number of women serving in the House and Senate this year with a reception for the female members of Congress.

The set of gerrymandering cases before the U.S. Supreme Court this spring is easy to remember if you think of a movie production countdown: “3-2-1, Action!” It’s 3 cases, 2…

Watching the passage of H.R. 1, the For the People Act, was a spectacular experience. The League worked to build support for this legislation and shape the bill’s language.

This guest blog post was written by Melinda Hamilton, President of LWV-Charleston Area and Rosalee Keech, Chief Observer to the United Nations, LWVUS. It’s no coincidence…, LWV UN observers watch proceedings as NGO representatives

This Women’s History Month, we’re taking a look back through our own organization’s history to highlight some of our most prominent members. Each of them made great strides toward a more perfect democracy, both in their League work and in their own political work. Their accomplishments inspire us to continue toward the same goal.

Ninety-nine years ago today, the League of Women Voters was founded at the National American Woman Suffrage Association convention in Chicago, Illinois. The mission of the…
In December, the LWV UN Observer for Climate, Robin Tokmakian, and three Delegates (Rebecca Boyd of LWV Wilmette, IL, and Claudia Keith and Cathy Frischmann of LWV Corvallis…