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LWV Women Power the Vote Discussion Series: Defining the Next 100 Years

Monday, August 17, 12 Noon CDT We are excited to announce that the Women Power the Vote Discussion Series: Defining the Next 100 Years kick-off has been rescheduled for Monday, August 17, 2020, at 1 p.m. EDT. LWVUS Chief Executive Officer Virginia Kase will sit down with LWVUS President Deborah Turner for a one-hour discussion on what […]

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100 Days-100 Ways to Get Ready for Election 2020
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100 Days Until Election Day – 100 Ways to Take Action

In just 100 days, voters around the country will cast their ballots—and while Election Day this year looks different in many ways, making your voice heard has never been more important. With all of the election changes happening this year, we’re here to help every step of the way.

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DHS Arrests “Proactively.”
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League of Women Voters Responds to DHS Crackdown on Portland Protests

“The increasing number of attacks on our democracy by some elected leaders and appointed members of our government are violating the first amendment rights of people in this country and requires our organization to speak out against the actions of this administration.“

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Rockford election officials encourage mail-in voting option as pandemic safety alternative

“Just as when you show up in person, you have to sign your card, and they verify your name and your address, and you can vote. This time, you’ve already voted, but they’re going to do that verification. So, there are things in place already.” Carol Davies, the co-chair of Voter Services for the League of Women Voters.

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LWVUS Responds to Police Killing of George Floyd

The League of Women Voters grieves the murders of George Floyd and the countless other Black lives that have been tragically taken at the hands of rogue law enforcement officers who are rarely held fully accountable for their actions.

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Trump Kicks DACA Kids
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Fixing Our Democracy is Key to Immigration Reform

They came to our country as children and have pledged and demonstrated allegiance to the flag of the United States of America. They are Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients. The Trump Administration’s decision to end DACA has thrown the lives and futures of the DREAMers and their families into chaos. For many DACA recipients, the United States is the only home they have ever known.

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