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

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LWVUS President, Dr. Deborah Turner, came to Albany for a couple of days. She was...
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Compiled and written by Nancy Rosenthal, Jane Colvin and Sheila Bernson (and Milly Czerwinski, staff)...
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Milly Czerwinski, Organizer, From LWVUS, we received the following data on Vote 411 usage from...
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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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Arguments begin in Moore v. Harper on December 7 (tomorrow), and the Court’s ruling could dramatically change election law as we know it. You can listen to the court proceedings tomorrow at: https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/live.aspx The case concerns an interpretation of the U.S. Constitution known as the independent state legislature theory, which would render state courts and...
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LWV’s one-stop-shop for election information turned 16 on October 27! We reflected on some of our favorite moments in VOTE411’s history, from making it completely bilingual to getting shouted-out by our favorite celebrities! Celebrate by heading to VOTE411 and making your voting plan! Or, if you’ve already done so, spread the word on social media...
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On October 26, Leagues from all 50 states and DC filed an amicus brief in Moore v. Harper. The case concerns the so-called “independent state legislature theory,” which, if adopted, would have far-reaching implications for the future of American democracy. As LWV’s CEO Virginia Kase Solomón stated in our press release: “Historically, state legislatures have...
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Voters of Nassau County, you will NOT need to flip your ballot. Prop 1 will be on the front of your ballot at the bottom. Don’t forget to flip your ballot and Vote YES on Prop One On November 8th, New Yorkers will flip their ballots and vote on the Clean Water, Clean Air, Green...
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Vote 411 Vote411.org went live October 1st. Urge friends, family, neighbors and co-workers to visit the website at www.vote411.org to find out what’s on their ballot and learn about the candidates. Click here for the one page flyer that you can print out and hang in your neighborhood centers, grocery stores, etc.    
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Sally Robinson, VP for Issues and Advocacy, Sally.s.robinson@gmail.com Erica Smitka, Deputy Director, Erica@lwvny.org Election Protection Education As we near the mid-term elections, an increasing number of conversations have focused on election security and ensuring that NYS is holding fair and reliable elections. This week, the state League has launched an education campaign in which we...
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