Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy.

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February 14th — Valentine’s Day — of each year is the final day for voters to change their party registration before a primary election (this June). Voters wishing to change their party affiliation, as with any new voter registration or address change, can use the online voter registration form available through the state Department of Motor...
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Survey: League Experience with Litigation Partners The LWVUS litigation team needs your help! If you are a League leader, please fill out this short survey on your experience working with legal partners on state and federal litigation over the last few years. This survey will help LWVUS support your League in future litigation. Please reach...
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Feedback for Proportional Voting Event LWVUS staff will be attending a policy conference at the Harvard Kennedy School on alternative voting methods, proportional voting, ranked-choice voting, and other methods of selecting leaders. We’re interested in feedback or progress Leagues have made with adopting or administering elections using these systems. Please send your thoughts, experiences, or...
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The LWVNYS Biennial Convention will be held on June 2-4, 2023 at the Crowne Plaza Albany – Desmond Hotel (yes, it’ll be an in-person Convention). We have started to make plans for the Convention and your local League should, too. The Registration Kit will be emailed in late February so start thinking about who might...
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Libby Hubbard, Past President of the LWVNYS, passed away in October, 2022. She was Judicial Director of the NY State League of Women Voters, and later served as President of the state League. She served on a state commission to reform the state court system. She was also Chair of the Board of the Correctional...
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Last month was the time to be thankful: voters throughout the US were empowered and voted to protect our democracy. LWVNYS and all our local Leagues, ILOs and MALS did their best to educate voters, empower them and GOTV. We all worked together, with LWVUS, local leagues, other organizations, in different communities to accomplish our...
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Nancy Rosenthal, VP for Voter Services, nancyrosenthal9@gmail.com Now is the time for Leagues to execute what we do so well: registering new voters by October 14th, handling absentee ballot requests timely, GOTV during early voting October 29th –November 6th, and having candidate forums where we collaborate with neighboring Leagues and other organizations! National Voter Registration Day (NVRD)...
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