LWV "is deeply concerned at the untimely firing of Chris Krebs, a dedicated public servant [and top election security expert], whose leadership and dedication to safeguarding our votes led to successful, free, and fair elections in 2020." Read more here
LWV supports all states' post-election day ballot curing processes. To learn more about what LWV is doing in the fight to ensure voter equality, check out this article
about LWVUS's efforts in Pennsylvania.
The Electoral College has been a part of our democratic process since the start, but what does it really do and what can we expect this year and going forward? Read more here
LWV continues to support the proposed Native American Voting Rights Act of 2019. Read about the unique challenges that Native people face every election day here
Every 10 years, after the collection of the decennial census data, states redraw their state and congressional district lines. These districts determine how communities are represented at the local, state, and federal levels. The redistricting process is fundamental in influencing how our government works for us. Here are 10 things you should know about it
On October 8th, the League of Women Voters of Georgia, North Carolina, and Virginia met for an online discussion about how racial gerrymandering acts as a form of voter suppression. You can watch a replay of the Racism and Redistricting: How Unfair Maps Impact Communities of Color
Facebook live forum here
The League sent a memo to all members of the U.S. House and Senate asking them to prioritize a COVID-19 relief package to aid American families during the ongoing pandemic. The memo asks Congress to allocate additional funding to address American families’ basic human needs, provide funding to safeguard free and fair elections, extend the U.S. Census Bureau's statutory reporting deadlines, and provide the U.S. Postal Service with the necessary funding levels to continue its vital services. Read LWVUS's letter to Capitol Hill
A 94-year-old woman traveled over 300 miles to vote after not receiving her absentee ballot. Read about the former local League president’s journey
to ensure that her vote is counted.
are a few stories from LWV staff members about their favorite memory of the voting process that we hope will inspire you!