Category: Action Alerts, Redistricting, Voting Rights

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

LWVUS has new position on federal agricultural policy

On May 15, 2014, the LWVUS Board approved the new Position on Federal Agriculture Policies. The position is based on responses from 243 state and … Read More

Urge Congress for Action on the VRAA!

From the League of Women Voters of the United States Dear Supporters – In January, a bipartisan group of Representatives did something that is rare … Read More

National Commission on Voting Rights Hearing in Seattle

UPDATE: Testimony by LWVOR at the Hearing in Seattle View Marge Easley’s testimony, Voting Rights for Ex-Felons View Kappy Eaton’s testimony, Voter Registration and Voter … Read More

Take Action: On The Voting Rights Act

If we expect Congress to fix the Voting Rights Act before this November’s elections, we have to seize every opportunity to press for action. Send … Read More