Increasing Voter Registration

Increasing Voter Registration

As the nation’s largest and longest-standing grassroots voter registration organization, we work year-round to make sure all eligible Americans—especially first-time voters, non-college youth, new citizens, communities of color, and low-income Americans—have the opportunity to register and vote.

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Get the latest information on the Schools and Communities First Initiative, upcoming Voter Service opportunities, and our latest courageous woman, Marie W. Stewart!

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Action Alerts

The House of Representatives passed H.R. 1 on March 8, 2019 and sent it to the Senate. Companion legislation has been introduced in the Senate.

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Event Date: 
Sep 25 2018 (All day)

Join the League of Women Voters across Texas for National Voter Registration Day!  Every year millions of Americans find themselves unable to vote because they miss a registration deadline, don’t update their registration, or aren’t sure how

LWV VC at Ventura City Council for International Women'd Day
Event Date: 
Jan 9 2020 - 11:00am
Event location: 

Ventura College of Law, Classroom #1 located off the courtyard

Open to all members or anyone interested in learning more about the League.  

Public Statement

In 2014, it was missing voter lists and delayed starts at polling sites in Hartford. In 2018, residents waited up to seven hours just to cast a ballot in Mansfield and New Haven.

Event Date: 
Nov 5 2019 - 11:00am
Event location: 

Winchester Hall

The Frederick Human Relations Commission of Frederick is hosting the 23rd Annual Naturalization Ceremony in Frederick County.

  • Language Accessibility Committee (Registrar's Office) 10/9/19
  • Collaboration with the National Council of Jewish Women at Take Back the Night voter registration 10/12/19
  • Colonial Village tree planting voter registration 10/12/19
  • California Free Thought Day voter registration 10/13/19
  • Community Engagement Center voter registration (CSUS) 10/17/19
  • United States of Women ranked choice voting 10/16/19
  • Alternative Facts voter registration 9/29/19
  • ABAS Law Foundation and ACLU voter education events 9/7/19 & 9/29/19

“Our Voice Matters” sponsored by American Pacific Islanders American Public Affairs (APAPA) and multiple other community organizations and business was held 9/29/2019 at CSUS.  There were approximately 250 attendees from Sacramento and surrounding areas.  The team of LWV voter registration volunteers were: Theresa Riviera, Kae Lewis, Cary Hart, Delores Campbell, JoAnne French, Patricia Pavon, Marie Nitz, Kris Rekdahl and Brenda Main.

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Our October Voter has a lot for you -- TWO informative meetings this month (RSVP now!) Anniversary Celebration activities and information (check out the new suffragist bio!), a plea for help on affordable housing and homelessness, plus Diversity/Equity/Inclusion webinars.

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Blog Post

The League of Women Voters of Diablo Valley may have taken the lead on National Voter Registration Day – but our partners certainly made it successful!