Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy    JOINDONATE
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New York Legislature passed constitutional amendment in second consecutive legislative session   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 24, 2022 MEDIA CONTACT: Arianna Fishman, afishman@nyclu.org, 212-607-3372 Emma Corbett, emma.corbett@ppesacts.org, 518.852.0146 ALBANY, NY – Today, the New York legislature passed the Equal Rights Amendment in its second consecutive session, officially bringing the amendment to New Yorkers for ratification...
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Buffalo The Buffalo Niagara League’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee (DEI) hosted Pulling the Race Card, an interactive exercise aimed to help communities have effective and open conversations about race. The League was joined by their partner, including the NAACP, Self-Advocacy of New York State (SANYS), Westminster Presbyterian Church, National Action Network and the Jewish...
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Breaking News! GOVERNOR HOCHUL SIGNS LEGISLATION TO ENSURE ELIGIBLE VOTES ARE COUNTED LWVNYS sent a letter to the Governor urging her to sign the “Wrong Church Bill” and she did today! This bill would remedy an overbroad civil rights injustice known as the “wrong church” rule that disqualified more than 13,800 New Yorkers’ ballots in...
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Nancy Rosenthal, VP for Voter Services, nancyrosenthal9@gmail.com NY State has one more primary: August 23 Primary: candidates in races for US Congressional seats and NYS Senate seats Up to date and accurate information on the primaries and deadlines for the primaries, and for the general election, can always be found on the state League website...
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New Board of Elections websites: voterlookup.elections.ny.gov – This site allows you to check your polling site and track your absentee ballot.  absenteeballot.elections.ny.gov – Go to this site to request an absentee ballot. Reminder: COVID remains a valid reason to vote by absentee ballot. Unlike in years past, if you vote by absentee ballot, you will...
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Contact: Jennifer Wilson, 518-465-4162 January 3, 2018 For the last two years, Governor Cuomo has included ethics, campaign finance, and voting reform proposals in his State of the State address. Once again the Governor has laid out these reforms, but this year he didn’t spend nearly as much time or effort touting the proposals. Instead,...
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First Call to National Convention 2018 The League of Women Voters’ 53rd National Convention will be held at the Hilton Chicago in Chicago, IL, from Thursday, June 28 through Sunday, July 1, 2018. We invite our League members to save these dates and plan to join hundreds of passionate and engaged leaders for our biennial...
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Use Amazon Smile when you purchase gifts online and Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the EF. It’s the same Amazon and you will have the same account as your regular Amazon account. Support the EF by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com
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Save the Date! Tuesday, April 24th in Albany! Come learn about our current advocacy agenda and how you can help make our voice heard in the NYS Legislature. More info coming soon to register.
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