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The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Elections

Your Vote Counts June 18 is Joint Runoff Election

We have a small stock of Primary Voters Guides for people who want them for the May 24 runoff election, and we've held back a few local election Voters Guides for those who want them for the June 18 runoff election.

We have some of the VOTE TODAY two-sided signs in the League office; they are $10 payable to LWVD. If you would like to have one or more to place in your yard for ELECTION DAY this Saturday or for future elections, League member Bill Betzen will be happy to deliver it to you. Contact the LWVD office - lwvdallas@sbcglobal.net or 214.688.4125 as soon as possible.

Ask Congress to Restore the Voting Rights Act

Take Action: Tell Congress to Restore the Voting Rights ActNearly three years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court gutted key provisions of the Voting Rights Act (VRA). Since then, states and localities have used every tool available to make voting harder. Without Congressional action to repair the VRA, 2016 will mark the first presidential election in 50 years without its full protections. Throughout the 2016 primaries we saw voters face a variety of obstacles from reduced polling places to long lines to...
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May VOTER

Susan B. AnthonyThe May Voter is here

Also, it's time to start thinking of your nomination for the Susan B. Anthony Award