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Holiday Greetings

As we move into the 2024 election cycle, LWV Detroit sends a reminder that we are your source for voter services, public events on issues that affect our community, and advocacy. We invite you to share the spirit of the holiday season by giving to organizations like ours that are making a difference in the world for good.

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Bill of Rights Day

The Bill of Rights Day is observed on December 15 to commemorate the ratification of the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution. The Bill of Rights guarantees civil rights and liberties such as freedom of speech, press, and religion.

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Benson warns Detroit City Council of ‘deceitful tactics,’ AI interference in 2024 elections

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson visited Detroit’s City Council Tuesday to advocate for early voting and keep officials on alert about possible deceitful tactics as the state heads “into one of the most consequential elections in our state and country’s history,” she said.
Benson visited City Council during its last formal session of the year to encourage the politicians to educate residents on early voting and spotting misinformation, especially amid developing artificial intelligence use.

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Established in 1920 after winning the right to vote for women, the League of Women Voters today is one of the nation's most respected and most effective grassroots community-based organizations.


The League of Women Voters has evolved from a mighty political experiment, designed to help 20 million newly enfranchised women vote in 1920, to what it is today: a unique, nonpartisan organization that is a recognized force in molding political leaders, shaping public policy, and promoting informed citizen participation at all levels of government.


700+ State & Local Leagues


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100’s of Voting rights victories


10 million voters reached in 2018