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Voter Education/Early Voting

LWVNY page on New York State Early Voting lists all early voting times and locations across the state

Issues

The State League wants you! Help with the updates to Impact on Issues

Youth Outreach

7 lesson plans for teachers of the New York Grade 12 Participation in Government course.

Voter Education

Facts for Voters voters guide (pdf)

Testimony

League Testimony before NYS Public Campaign Financing Commission Watch the video (9/10/2019)

League Letter: A 3276 / S 1819

League Urges Governor to Sign Maternal Mortality Review Board Bill (8/1/2019)

League Resources

Workshop presentations and handouts from the State Convention have great information on court simplification, moderating candidate forums, fundraisers, Vote411, and more! (7/2019)

From LWVUS

Action: Secure Our Elections

Contact your Senators today

Redistricting

If you have experience implementing redistricting reform in your state, LWVUS NEEDS YOU

Action: Gun Violence

Read the LWVUS position on gun control, then tell Congress to act.

People Powered Fair Maps™

National redistricting campaign of the League of Women Voters

2020 Legislative Priorities

Updated guidance to state and local Leagues

Get out the Vote

GotV best practices toolkit

Testimony

League of Women Voters of the U.S. took part in the United Nations event on violence against women politicians (Facebook Live, 9/19/2019).

Board

The LWVUS board nominating committee is looking for applicants for the 2020-2022 national board (Deadline: October 28, 2019)

Action: DC Statehood

Take action by signing our petition to support DC statehood today! Here's why

Action: For the People Act

Call your US Senator about the For the People Act

Action: Voting Rights

Contact your Representative to support the Voting Rights Advancement Act

Census

The Census counts. NOW is the time to get involved. Sign the pledge, then explore the toolkit and map out a plan.

In the News

State's top jurist wants massive restructuring of NY courts Monumental overhaul would require constitutional amendments. (Albany Times Union, 9/26/2019)

Governor Signs Bill Extending Party Enrollment Deadline to Feb. 14 (Albany Times Union, 9/25/2019)

League hosts more than 500 voter registration events across the country for National Voter Registration Day (League Press Release, 9/23/2019).

Harmful Voter Registration Law Blocked in LWV of Tennessee Case (League Press Release, 9/12/2019)

League launches People Powered Fair Maps to end gerrymandering create fair and transparent district maps nationwide (ABC News, 9/5/2019)

LWVUS Statement on Rucho v. League of Women Voters of North Carolina Supreme Court Declines to Set a Standard to Rein in Partisan Gerrymandering (League Press Release, 6/27/2019)

From LWVB/N

League Letter

League provides guidance on early voting (Buffalo News, Another Voice, 9/30/2019)

Press Conference

Members of LWVBN’s Waterfront Committee took part in a press conference at Buffalo’s Outer Harbor. LWVBN is part of the Our Outer Harbor Coalition, which is advocating for the Outer Harbor to be turned into a state park.
(9/23/2019)

League Event

Education Forum Recap: Perspectives on What Works in Public Education (5/23/2018)

League Letter

Letter to the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation (ECHDC) regarding "preferred plan” for the Buffalo Outer Harbor (5/2019)

League Event

Local Government Program Recap: Gentrification: Exploring Solutions (4/25/2019)

League Letter

Letter to the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation (ECHDC) regarding November 2018 open house (12/23/2018)

League Letter

Letter to the DOE opposing proposal to deregulate high-level radioactive waste at West Valley (12/10/2018)

League Letter

Letter to the Editor of the Buffalo News about "water-dependent" uses for the Buffalo Harbor (7/2018)

League Statement

Recommendations regarding the Independent Commission on Reapportionment: Statement on Local Law Intro No 12-2 (8/22/2016)