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The League of Women Voters of Detroit encourages informed and active participation in government. We envision a democracy where every person has the desire, the right, the knowledge, and the confidence to participate.

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BLOG

Up-to-date voter information.

Election Security: Facts, Myths, and Fixes

The League of Women Voters Ann Arbor Area will host another Brews & Views forum on election security, lead by J. Alex Halderman, PhD, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and Director for the Center for Computer Security and Society, University of Michigan. Dr. Halderman will discuss the unfounded allegations about the 2020 election, as well as the real security threats our elections face.

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National Popular Vote Interstate Compact

The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (NPVIC) is designed to ensure the candidate who wins the most popular votes is elected president.

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LWV.org March Recap

We celebrated a victory with the House passage of the For the People Act and honored Women’s History Month plus an ERA win while mourning acts of racial terrorism across the country with a recommitment to the fight against gun violence and a one-day event spotlighting the decennial redistricting process: 2021 People Powered Day of Action.

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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

Action Alerts

Advocacy is a key part of the LWV mission. The League of Women Voters of Michigan (LWVMI) often takes positions on legislative or citizen initiatives and other proposed governmental policy or regulatory decisions. If an initiative reaches a legislative committee, a voting body or other decision makers, the League may take action (such as testimony, letters, phone calls, and public statements). The lack of public action is not indicative of the numerous decisions to support or oppose an issue that the League makes on a regular basis.

We encourage you to take a few minutes to read current Action Alerts effecting Michigan and the country.

LWVMI Action Alerts