On May 11 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the League of Women Voters of New Mexico was invited to participate on a voting rights panel moderated by Senator Tom Udall on the For the People Act (SB949). LWVNM president Judy Williams contributes this guest blog about her experience on the panel.
The League joined more than 30 organizations in urging the House Administration Committee to vigorously support for the bipartisan and independent U.S. Election Assistance Commission.
The League joined over 100 organizations on letters to all announced presidential candidates urging them to implement a democracy reform plan.
LWVUS joined other civil rights organizations supporting the Native American Voting Rights Act of 2019.
The League of Women Voters sent a statement for the record in support of HR1.
The League of Women Voters strongly urges members of the U.S. House to vote for HR1, the For the People Act.
The League sent a memo to the U.S. Senate urging members to support and co-sponsor a companion bill to HR1, the For the People Act.
This year, in addition to helping register a record number of new voters in 2018, 853 League volunteers dedicated 6,600 hours of their time to inform, assist, and engage with over 47,000 new citizens at the ceremonies nationwide.
The League and members of the Declaration for American Democracy Coalition sent a joint statement from diverse groups to the Senate Judiciary Committee in support of HR1, the For the People Act.
Members of the LWVUS Lobby Corps visited members of the U.S. House urging them to support HR1, the For the People Act.