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Join @LWVColorado ’s Dr. Toni Larson and make sure that *everyone* has their right to vote protected. Call your Senators now at 1-888-415-4527 and urge them to ensure election funding in the new COVID package. #ProtectOurVote
The hold on naturalization ceremonies due to the coronavirus outbreak could keep several new voters from the polls this fall. More from @LWVHouston :
An inaccurate census denies money for schools, roads, and transit to millions of low-income and rural households, immigrant communities, people of color, and young children. Complete the #2020Census today at
The past week, we’ve seen people of all backgrounds exercise their right to protest racial injustice & inequality. TODAY, voters in 8 states + DC have the opportunity to make their voices heard at the ballot box. Call @866OURVOTE with any problems that arise. #ProtectTheVote
We come to the table as allies focused on creating systemic change, starting with unjust policing. We join people of every race, religion, and ethnic background, who kneel in solidarity with the Black community with the same message—Black Lives Matter.
Elections: More than 82,000 voters cast their votes via absentee ballots in South Dakota's primary election. Read about how voters are exercising their right to vote differently due to the coronavirus outbreak:
VICTORY FOR VOTERS: LWV of #NorthDakota just won their signature match case! Now ND voters will be notified & given opportunity to cure mismatches for both the June 9 primary & November general election. Full statement:
This win is particularly important for voters with disabilities, who are disproportionately harmed by signature match requirements and traditionally struggle with ballot access. More from @CampaignLegal :
Painfully, we acknowledge America is a nation founded on racism. We must ALL advocate for full inclusive freedom & anti-racist policies. We echo our partners @NAACP : the road to change lies at the ballot box. Our statement on the murder of George Floyd:
We're calling for a nationwide expansion of no-excuse absentee voting & mail-in ballots due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. Our top priority must be the health & safety of the American people while simultaneously upholding the rights of all voters.
The League is proud to partner with the #WomensMarch As women & defenders of our democracy, there is more that unites us than divides us!