Voting

Issues pertaining to voting in elections.

Artists Ensemble presents the political comedy "The Outsider."
Non-League Events
Public Events
Voting

Artists Ensemble’s “The Outsider” Shows the Difference Between Government and Politics

The Artists Ensemble present a thoughtful comedy regarding politics at Cheek Theater at Rockford University through September 25. The Artists Ensemble is a coalition member of Go Vote 815.

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Illinois 17th Congressional District Debate
Local Government
Non-League Events
Public Events
Voting

King, Sorensen to Debate in Peoria October 3, 2022

You can join a debate between the candidates running for Illinois’ 17th Congressional District: Republican Esther Joy King and Democrat Eric Sorensen.

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Go Vote 815 is a Northern Illinois initiative to register and educate voters to increase voter activity.
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Voting

Rockford Mayor McNamara announced City Endorsement of Go Vote 815

The Northern Illinois voter encouragement program, Go Vote 815, has over 20 local coalition members, many of whom had representatives voice their endorsement of great voter activity and the Go Vote 815 initiative at the Mayor’s Press Conference. The League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford, Illinois is also a coalition member.

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Groovy Ballot Box
This Week with the League
Voting

Voter Services Video Instructs the Public on Voter Registration and Election Sources

Carol Davies, LWVGR Voter Services Chair, narrates a training video on myriad ways for voters, voter registrars, election judges, etc. to find everything they need to know about elections in Illinois. Since a 2017 state re-write of Photo registration and election laws, many people are registered and don’t even know it. Here’s how to become […]

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River Bluff Nursing Home Adisory Referendum for June 28, 2022
Public Events
Referenda
Voting

River Bluff Nursing Home Advisory Referendum Passes

A Lunch and Learn Webinar on River Bluff Nursing Home Ballot Question was held online at Noon on June 8, 2022. The YouTube video is available for viewing.

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Gerrymandering-US Map
Redistricting
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Voting

LWVGR Webinar on New Illinois Redistricting Maps.

LWVGR sponsored a Zoom webinar Sunday, February 20th on the impact of the newly drawn district lines.  These new districts will affect everything from Congressional district lines to local county board seats.

Please the webinar by clicking link below.

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National League Platforms
National News
Voter Registration-public
Voting
Women’s Empowerment

Fighting Voter Suppression

We protect every American’s right to vote, challenging those who seek to restrict Black, brown, female, and other voices in our democracy.

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U. S. Constitution and Flag
Opinions & Editorials
Voting

Perspectives: Defending Our Democracy

A Perspective for WNIJ, Northern Public Radio by Carol Davies, Chair LWVGR Voter Services

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Voter Registration-public
Voting

National Voter Registration Day, September 20, 2022, a civic holiday!

The League of Women Voters Of Greater Rockford is participating in the National Voter Registration Day with a rigorous registration schedule beginning September 17. There are several locations throughout the area where people can register to vote. National Voter Registration Day is a nonpartisan civic holiday celebrating our democracy on September 20.

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