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Voter registration, Rockford, Illinois.
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Voting

LWVGR Voter Registars at Midtown Market Saturdays thru October 3

LWVGR Registrars will be at the Midtown Market located at 501 Seventh Street (Rockford Public Schools parking lot) from 9am to 1pm on five consecutive Saturdays (9/19 – 10/3). Stop by if you can.  Rockford Midtown Market welcome your questions about their market and would LOVE to see you here for 2020! Please reach out to their team by email […]

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Heroes of American Women's Voting Rights
Non-League Events
Public Events
Voting
Voting Rights History
Women’s Empowerment

The Women’s Right to Vote Celebrated August 18.

A woman’s centennial news story on WTVO-TV. A woman’s Centennial news story on WIFR-TV. League members Diane Cushing and Linda Miller discuss the Centennial, voting access and the changing role of women in politics with WREX-TV.

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Democracy
National League Platforms
Public Events
This Week with the League
Voting
Women’s Empowerment

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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No vote, no voice!
Non-League Events
Voting

Your Mail-in Ballot Questions Answered

42 states and the District of Columbia have approved mail-in, or absentee balloting. It’s a safe method for those concerned about Covid-19 exposure. You can mail it or drop it off at the Winnebago or Boone County clerks offices or the Rockford Board of Elections.

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DHS Arrests “Proactively.”
Democracy
National League Platforms
National News

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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Vote 411-Voting in time of Coronavirus.
Covid-19
Voting

Voting in a Time of Coronavirus.

While voters’ health and that of their communities is paramount, the League of Women Voters still encourages voters to exercise their right to vote! There are many ways for voters to participate in elections while mitigating their risk of exposure.

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Trump Kicks DACA Kids
Immigration
National League Platforms

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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Archive
Security

Free Showing of “The Great Hack” at League Public Event.

The Netflix Original Documentary concerns the monetization and use of your personal data and why you should care.

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FEC in Distress without Quorum
National News
News

FEC Lacks Quorum, Shutting Down.

How will the Federal Election Commission stop Election Interference Without Board Meetings? Direct Link to National Public Radio article with transcript. Direct Link to National Public Radio article with transcript.

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