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Elections Tools

We are all equal at the ballot box, but only if we vote. These tools support our work to engage voters and ensure Americans have the information they need to participate in elections.

Elections Tools In Depth

Direct voter contact is key to increasing voter turnout – especially among young people and first-time voters. LWVEF is happy to provide these tools for Leagues working to conduct effective get out the vote! Download the toolkit below.

Use this outline to post letters in your local newspapers, urging voters to turn out on November 6.

Use this script to record Public Service Announcements (PSAs) to promote voter registration!

Join us in getting out the vote on social media this election season!

In cooperation with Wellstone Action, LWVUS is offering a series of training webinars for Leagues across the country.

Watch our webinar and check out important voter registration tools and resources for 2018! 

The Election Audits Task Force was convened in spring 2008 by President Mary Wilson with the charge to produce a report taking a comprehensive view of election audits. Audits should go beyond Election Day activities and functions, and examine all aspects of the election process. Leagues should find this report useful in talking with their legislatures and elections officials about election auditing.

LWVUS is providing the following guidance to Leagues regarding how to work with election officials to ensure that states are using monies granted through the 2018 Omnibus bill wisely and effectively. 

A list of questions developed to help Leagues ask specific questions that will assist them in identifying issues and problems that may exist at various points in the election process.

Since Election Day, Leagues at all levels have seen an increase in potential volunteers and donors interested in getting involved in the League’s work. Here are tips for all Leagues to keep in mind as we work to leverage this uptick in interest.

Use this new Toolkit to learn about establishing and building a successful election observer program in your state. Included in the toolkit is everything you will need to build election observer programs that build the League, protect voters and provide valuable data to advocate for future reform.  

Online voter registration resource. Training 

LWVUS is pleased to release a new toolkit designed to help Leagues leverage their online presence for effective advocacy.