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Up-to-date League and voting rights information.

National League of Women Votrers 56th Biennial Convention ⏤ June 27 to 30

The 2024 National LWV Convention will take place June 27-June 30 at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC, and online.

Our Convention will be a fully hybrid experience, combining unique experiences for in-person and virtual attendees. League members are invited to attend National Convention as voting delegates or observers.

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LWVMI ACTION ALERT: Michigan Voting Rights Act

LWVMI is asking you to urge your State Senator to support the passage of the Michigan Voting Rights Act, which will add new protections for MI voters, ensure no citizen be denied the right to vote based on race.

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Take Action: Tell Congress to Pass the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act

At this critical moment in our nation’s history, we need the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act! Tell Congress to support the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act and live up to the full promise of American democracy.

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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.

LEAGUE STATISTICS

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.

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700+ State & Local Leagues

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500K+ Members & Supporters

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100’s of Voting rights victories

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10 million voters reached in 2018