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Margaret Hanson, Vice President
Robin Schmidt, Membership Chair

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This story was originally published by WBAY News.

The League of Women Voters is rolling out a pilot program in Appleton to help people register to vote.

This opinion was originally published in Up North News.

And while we’ve come a long way since February 14, 1920, we are still far from finished in this fight for true and expansive voting rights. For over a century and counting, the League of Women Voters has been working toward stronger democracy where all Wisconsinites are able and empowered to exercise their right to vote. 

MADISON, Wisc. — Today, The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, Law Forward, Fair Elections Center and Stafford Rosenbaum LLP issued the following statement after the Wisconsin Court of Appeals rejected the Wisconsin state legislature’s motion to block legal protections for absentee voters secured in the ongoing lawsuit League of Women Voters of Wisconsin vs. Wisconsin Elections Commission:

This story was originally published by WTMJ-TV.

But the Bucks crew didn't do it alone — the real MVP's of the day were the volunteers with the League of Women Voters who assisted dozens of students eager to become registered voters.

"We are just so excited to help high school students get registered to vote and they get so excited when they realize they can do it in five minutes," said Judy Winn with the League of Women Voters.


In 2023, Leagues across the US worked diligently to achieve a remarkable number of wins in litigation, voter registration, civic engagement and education, and more. Below are 6 of our greatest accomplishments.

When I look at everything people have done this year to protect and uplift every person’s voice, I find so much to be thankful for. 

This is for the election workers, voters, and League volunteers who empowered voters and defended democracy this year.