It’s time to reform the Federal Election Commission. Tell Congress to support the Federal Election Administration Act of 2016. The new Federal Election Administration (FEA) would be comprised of five commissioners and would end gridlock at the commission and put the public’s interests over partisan interests.
President Obama called for “reduc[ing] the influence of money in our politics, so that a handful of families or hidden interests can’t bankroll our elections” during his final State of the Union speech. As we mark the sixth anniversary of Citizens United v. FEC, here are four solutions for fighting the influence of money in politics.
In addition to lobbying the 114th Congress in support of our priorities, the League is working on a number of important policy proposals put forth by the President and agencies of the federal government. We will also be participating in litigation that could have a major impact on laws and regulations.
On Tuesday, January 12 at 9 pm Eastern, President Barack Obama will deliver his final State of the Union speech. Read on for our five tips for how to get the most out of the address.
On Tuesday, we brought together supporters, policymakers and members of the media to introduce Dr. Wylecia Wiggs Harris as our newest executive director and to bid a fond farewell to our previous executive director, Nancy Tate who led the League for 15 years.
Independence Day marks the birth of our nation and the signing of the Declaration of Independence that outlined the key tenets that our Constitution would be based on.
It’s time to close this loophole that is letting too much big money into our elections. Stand up today and urge your Representatives to strengthen the coordination rules!
This week, the Federal Election Commission held a rare public hearing. The League testified on our work to stop the influence of money in politics and stand up voters' right to have their elected officials represent their interests rather than the interests of wealthy sponsors.
The League’s advocacy work in the courts, just like our lobbying in Congress and with the Executive, builds our influence in the political process.
In honor of the League of Women Voters' 95th anniversary, here are 10 ways the League has helped strengthen our democracy and ensure equality over the past century.