Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy    JOINDONATE
Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy    JOINDONATE

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Our expert panelists discussed the status of New York State’s Redistricting Commission, how to engage in Unity Mapping, and how to involve community organizations in the redistricting process. Our guests include: Rosalind Gold, Chief Public Policy Officer for NALEO Educational Fund Jerry G. Vattamala Director, Democracy Program, Asian American Legal Defense And Education Fund Jeff...
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On September 30, Jennifer Wilson rejoined the State League staff as the new Deputy Director. She will assist in all of the educational and legislative programs and resume her work as the Legislative Director for the state League. Thank you to everyone who has donated to help fund this position. We know everyone agrees how critical...
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After more than three decades of fighting for election modernization, the following legislation passed and was signed into law: early voting, primary consolidation, pre-registration for 16 and 17-year-olds, no-excuse absentee balloting and same day registration were passed this legislative session, but because they require a constitutional amendment, they need second passage in 2021 and voter...
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With your support, I am embracing my new role as President of the New York State League and I thank you for the opportunity to lead LWVNYS during our centennial celebrations, the celebration of the 19th Amendment and a challenging election season. The first order of business for me is to address the 15 “Directions to...
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By Elizabeth Gardiner Barbara Epstein and I recently attended the LWVNYS Biennial Convention. There were many workshops and guest speakers. Among the special interest workshops were: Social Media, websites and other technology: This concentrated on a new service offered by the state called My League Online. This new website will allow the Leagues to share...
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Voter Registration – No Experience Necessary When: August 6, 2019, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Where: Cow Meadow Park, Freeport, NY This is an opportunity to do voter registration and educate people about early voting. Ability to speak Spanish would be a big help but is not required. Contact Barbara Epstein, epsteinb1@gmail.com, 516-221-1948.
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For the first time in the history of NYS, New Yorkers will be able to vote early. What does that mean? It means that Nassau County voters will be able to vote in person at any one of fifteen different voting sites around the county from October 26th through November 3rd, as well as at...
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The photo above shows the high school students from all over NYS who attended the LWVNYS Students Inside Albany conference in May 2019. Our local League has been sponsoring students to attend this amazing conference since its inception. Every one of the students who attended told us how wonderful the experience was, and how meaningful...
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