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"Thoughtful, deliberate and impartial listening with critical thinking is the substance of government called democracy. The League of Women Voters of Juneau, like the more than 800 local Leagues all over America, sponsored such a forum on September 19th."

"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."

"Elmhurst’s League of Women Voters will be at Glenbard East on Oct. 2 to help local election authorities and Glenbard teachers and students run the election."

"On a whirlwind ten-state tour to promote voting in the presidential election, the League of Women Voters National President Elisabeth MacNamara made a stop in Grosse Pointe [MI] at the War Memorial on Wednesday."

"MacNamara has been traveling from state to state to speak with different LWV chapters about making sure that they are getting the message out to voters about their rights at the polls. Michigan is her fourth state in two weeks."

"One thing is certain on Election Day — “We do know there is going to be confusion,” said Elisabeth MacNamara, national president of the League of Women Voters. ... She was in Saugatuck Friday speaking about issues Michigan faces in informing voters. MacNamara has been traveling the country speaking to local Leagues."

Today is National Voter Registration Day and inside “The War Room” we are all over it. Now is the time to empower voters and get registered to vote before the October deadlines. So between now and then what’s it going to take to get people informed and registered so they’re armed with everything they need to cast their ballots on November 6? This year, it’s requiring a lot of work. ... Last night Jennifer Granholm talked with Jeanatte Senecal, the senior director for the League of Women Voters to discuss the challenges the league faces when setting out to register people.