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

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GUIDANCE ON CHANGE OF ENROLLMENT FOR THE AUGUST 23, 2022 PRIMARY ELECTION As you know, the State Legislature did not act to extend the restricted period delaying change of enrollment to after the August 23, 2022 Primary. As of July 5, 2022, all enrollment changes take place immediately and will continue, as per statute until...
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Seminar and Panel Discussion Wednesday October 16, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Hofstra University Student Center Theater – North Campus Sponsored by Hofstra University and the Nassau County Bar Association. This is the first time early voting will happen in NYS, and almost no one we speak to is aware of it. Disseminating information about early...
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Use the QR code to learn how you can take advantage of New York State’s Early Voting system.
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The annual Spring Lobby Day to urge lawmakers to make New York the next state to authorize medical aid in dying for terminally ill adults is scheduled for Tuesday, May 14. Our campaign (Compassion and Choices NY) to authorize the Medical Aid in Dying Act has built support among doctors and seen new co sponsors...
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Convention is coming and there's loads to do for our 100th anniversary. Learn more ...
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As we all listen to maybe way-too-much chatter about the Mueller Report, we can be grateful for the way it is refreshing everyone’s awareness of the fundamental importance of our voting system in our democracy. In New York the new election law reforms mean that we are hyper-focused on both halves of our League mission statement, “Empowering...
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There are members of the current state legislature who would like to end the practice of Fusion Voting in New York State, and others who feel it is important to keep this practice, so perhaps it is time for us to think about where we stand on this issue. What is Fusion Voting? When a...
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LWVNY Convention Museum Event
Even though local Leagues are limited as to the number of voting delegates they can send, members are welcome to attend as non-voting delegates or observers. And, we have a great line-up of speakers on civil discourse, youth and civics, and women’s suffrage history.
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LWV of Huntington held our first youth committee meeting where we had three  students  attend and participate.  We did a role play of Vote 18  and the students gave us some great ideas to use for hot topics to bring up when we are presenting it to schools.  They will also be contacting their schools and arranging for...
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LWVUS Board Sets Legislative Priorities for 2017    The LWVUS Board set the following as the legislative priorities for 2017: Campaign for Making Democracy Work™ (MDW), with special emphasis on protecting voting rights. Watchdog: Respond strategically on issues with LWV positions when needed, but focus on the campaign for Making Democracy Work™. The board recognizes...
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