Have you registered to vote or updated your voter registration at your local Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) or another public government agency? Then you have the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) to thank for that!
On May 20, 1993, I watched President Clinton sign the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) into law. The legislation, also known as Motor Voter, was a significant victory for LWV.
The League of Women Voters of Oklahoma recently helped secure a big victory for voters in their state by reaching an agreement with the State Election Board and state agencies ensuring compliance with the National Voter Registration Act of 1993.
The National Voter Registration Act requires public assistance agencies to provide voter registration opportunities to applicants, and the Health Benefit Exchanges are public assistance agencies.
A decision against the NVRA, which streamlined the state laws that hindered citizen-led registration drives, would threaten our mission and make the voter registration process vulnerable to attack.
Online voter registration is taking hold across the country. But almost every system leaves out a significant part of the population – citizens who don’t have a driver’s license or ID.
Four young women from Austin, TX who are in DC to compete in the National History Day Competition visited our offices to discuss their impressive project on the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
The League of Women Voters of the United States, alongside its Alabama, Georgia and Kansas affiliates, filed a federal lawsuit against the executive director of the Election Assistance Commission to prevent these states from requiring documentary proof-of-citizenship when registering voters using the federal mail voter registration form.
The League was proud to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA), which has helped register millions of eligible Americans.
This week, the Mission of the United States to the United Nations commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.