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In the past month, four states have taken a step to improve access to the polls. Voters in Pennsylvania and Nebraska can now register to vote online, while Iowa and Kentucky will have online voter registration systems by early 2016.
Innovation and inclusion were common themes of the three wonderful state League conventions that I attended this year. In each state, the conversations were about the League’s celebrated past as prelude to the future of Making Democracy Work® for all Americans.
Two months into the 2015 State Legislative sessions and we have seen a groundswell of assaults on voters in many states. League of Women Voters activists have been working around the clock to fight back against these threats as well as to advance opportunities for voters.
Get registered to vote, or forfeit your American right to complain about the person you voted for not winning when they totally should have.
"I joined the League of Women Voters in Carroll [IA] over 50 years ago," she says. "We had a class about government and people were asked to start a League (chapter) and I joined."