Category: Action Alerts, Current Topics, Press Releases

League Announces Positions on 2014 Oregon Ballot Measures

The League of Women Voters of Oregon releases its official positions on the 2014 General Election Oregon State Ballot Measures. The League of Women Voters … Read More

TAKE ACTION! Voting Rights Stalled in the U.S. House

For 49 years, the Voting Rights Act (VRA) has protected the right to vote regardless of race or language. The VRA was a cornerstone achievement of … Read More

Fighting Climate Change: Make Your Voice Heard

Posted on July 28, 2014 by Elisabeth MacNamara, League President. In June, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduced a proposal to set the first-ever limits on carbon … Read More

Keep the Ball Rolling: Voting Rights

This week, the League attended a special meeting on Capitol Hill conducted by Senators Mark Begich and Harry Reid concerning voting rights. We were one … Read More

Florida Redistricting Law Ruled Unconstitutional, Marked Victory for Voting Equality

“Court decision is a big step forward in fight for voter-based redistricting,” says League Washington, D.C. July 11, 2014– Late yesterday, a Florida Circuit Court issued … Read More

One Year After Shelby Decision, the League Continues Charge to Restore Voting Rights

Congress Must Act to Restore the Voting Rights Act “Let’s use this occasion as motivation.” -Elisabeth MacNamara, June 25, 2014 League President, Elisabeth MacNamara speaks … Read More

Powering the Vote for 2014!

The League of Women Powers the Vote for 2014 Election Salem, Oregon  – The League of Women Voters of Oregon delegation of 15, representing Leagues … Read More

2014 Convention Recap – Resolution for Felon Disenfranchisement

The League of Women Voters of Oregon was extremely active at the 2014 National Convention, which concluded on June 10th, 2014. Clackamas County, with the … Read More

Help Graduates Register to Vote!

Are the graduates in your life registered to vote yet? As the weather warms up and schools dismiss for summer break, millions of young Americans … Read More

National League Lauds Administration’s Bold Move on Climate Change

Carbon Pollution Standard for Existing Power Plants is Life-Saving Measure, Says League Washington, D.C.  – Today the Obama Administration proposed a carbon pollution standard for existing … Read More