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During this year’s Sunshine Week, the League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area salutes the Fairfax County Electoral Board, General Registrar and employees of the Fairfax County Office of Election
I’ve been a proud League of Women Voters staffer and a local volunteer since 2006. In my work I’ve had the opportunity to work with hundreds of inspiring League volunteers and seen large-scale voter empowerment efforts come to life.
Each state has focused some of their energy on voting rights and elections – 2230 bills relating to elections, both good and bad, have been introduced in state legislatures across the country since January.
Voting rights have been under attack in state legislatures across the country for more than a decade and there are no signs of it letting up in 2013.
"These last weeks I hope both political parties can reform their presentations. Toward this goal, the League [Williamsburg, VA] has sponsored or co-sponsored three forums in which local candidates have had an opportunity to explain their positions on issues. It is important to look past the misinformation presented by the campaigns."