Category: Action Alerts

LWV Lane County celebrates 75 years!

The League of Women Voters celebrates 75 years in Lane County! On October 19th, 2014, supporters gathered to celebrate the League’s 75th Anniversary at the … Read More

Election Day is Coming! Are You Registered?

On September 23rd of this year, National Voter Registration Day was a huge success! Together, over 2,000 organizations, including nearly 400 state and local Leagues … Read More

Register for the 2014 Fall Workshop!

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Oregon Comes Together for the People’s Climate March!

Update: All those marching in the Portland Oregon Peoples Climate March, be sure to include our handle @LWVofORegon in your Tweets so we know you … Read More

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 [mashshare] Washington, D.C. July 11, 2014– Late yesterday, a Florida Circuit Court … 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