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

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Voting Initiatives
Smart watch with the words Text VoteNY to 474747
Encourage members and voters to sign up for the League’s texting service (text VoteNY to 474747) to get timely reminders on voting. The Voter Service Committee and our voter service contacts with each local League are working together to GOTV. Check out the GOTV Tool Kit for new ideas (attached). And be sure to submit...
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At its Board meeting in December 2021, the LWVNYS Board approved materials to be distributed to all local Leagues and members in January 2022 for consideration of a new position on the structure of election administration in New York state. An Election Administration Structure Committee was created after approval of a new study on the...
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Let's Vote
Nancy Rosenthal, VP for Voter Services, nancyrosenthal9@gmail.com NY State has two primaries: June 28 Primary: candidates in races for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, NYS Assembly seats; and 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...
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The Great New York State Fair
The state League will have a booth at the NYS Fair in Syracuse again this year! We are really excited to have a presence there and provide information to all voters in NYS. BUT we will need lots of volunteers to help staff the table. We will provide the admission ticket and parking ticket and...
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            Voter Services Nancy Rosenthal, nancyrosenthal9@gmail.com A hearty “Thank You” to all the Voter Service team members, as well as to all the other Leaguers who stepped up to help with registering voters and participating in our Get Out the Vote efforts for the November, 2021 general election. Many Leagues have...
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This past year has been both challenging and rewarding for voter service committees and Leagues throughout the state. With our country becoming more polarized than ever, all our candidate events needed to not only be nonpartisan but perceived as nonpartisan. At the July 2017 board meeting the new board adopted two policies. The policy on”...
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The League sent a memo to members of the Committee on House Administration ahead of the markup of HR 634, the Election Assistance Commission Termination Act. The Election Assistance Commission (EAC) is the only federal entity devoted exclusively to improving election administration on a bipartisan basis. At this time the League does not believe terminating...
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