Voting Rights Laws

Voting Rights Laws

We are at the forefront of the most important federal and state voting rights cases around the country. We actively oppose discriminatory voter photo ID laws, fight against attacks voter registration process and hold lawmakers accountable when they try to institute last-minute Election Day barriers. We work year-round to combat voter suppression through advocacy, grassroots organizing, legal action and public education.

Event Date: 
Aug 22 2020 (All day)
Event location: 

Boston City Hall

Please register to vote for the 9/1 preliminary election by August 22.  Click here to register now.

ART Play "Gloria, a Life" Screening Feb.8
Event Date: 
Feb 8 2020 - 7:30pm
Event location: 

American Repertory Theater

The Boston League is partnering with the American Repertory Theatre to sponsor a Night with "Gloria". The play will begin at 7:30.   (Reception and Discussion at 5 with a published author).

SUPPRESSED: The Fight to Vote
Event Date: 
Nov 26 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Event location: 

El Buen Pastor United Methodist Church

LWVVC  invites you to a screening of  “SUPPRESSED: The Fight to Vote.

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Action Alerts

The House of Representatives passed H.R. 1 on March 8, 2019 and sent it to the Senate. Companion legislation has been introduced in the Senate.

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News

This August is the 100th Anniversary of Women's Right to vote in the United States.

 

In this Centential year there are celebrations around the country. To see just a few of them click on the links below:

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Event Date: 
Aug 26 2020 (All day)

The League of Women Voters of the United States believes that voting is a fundamental citizen right that must be guaranteed (LWVUS Position March 1982). Current issues are: Expanding Voter Access, Redistricting, Money in Politics, and Fighting Vote

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Public Statement

The League of Women Voters of Mississippi heartily supports the efforts of our Legislators in expanding the opportunity for Absentee Voting through the passage of HB 1521.

Participate in local government.  Your opinion matters!  Fill out the budget survey for your views on the DuPage County Board budget.  It's important for you to take the DuPage County budget survey for FY2021, which begins Dec. 1. Each year, the DuPage County Board asks residents to provide their thoughts pertaining to County programs and spending priorities. The information helps shape next year’s budget,  determining spending levels for County’s various programs.

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