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We’re strengthening democracy through voter registration and voter education…and for the 2020 election cycle, we’ve hit the ground running:
Voter registration drives in the community:
High Schools for students 18 years of age (teachers + staff, too)
Shelters for the homeless, such as COTS
University and community college campuses in Wayne County
Apartment complexes for people with limited mobility, seniors, and low income individuals
Voter education on candidates and elections:
Candidate Forums – Candidates running for state and local offices participate in a debate with the public invited. For the latest information regarding the upcoming candidate forums, check out our About Us page/What’s Happening @ LWVDetroit blog.
Up-to-date website info on voter registration, voting rights, absentee ballots, and Michigan elections.
Link to VOTE411.org – access personalized voting info and explore your Voting Guide (find out what’s on your ballot), first-time voter checklist, election protection hotline, and so much more.
Informational brochures on candidates and elections-specific issues.
Providing advocacy and election protection:
Advocating for legislation to enable local clerks to efficiently and effectively process the significant increase in absentee ballots and to have flexibility to accommodate changes.
Monitoring the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission from the selection process to drawing maps to ensure equity and fairness.
WORKING 365 DAYS TO ADVANCE AND DEFEND YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE
The national, nonpartisan Election Protection Coalition was formed to ensure that all voters have an equal opportunity to participate in the political process. Made up of more than 100 local, state and national partners, Election Protection works year-round to advance and defend the right to vote.
Election Protection Hotline
Problems registering to vote? Have a question about your absentee ballot? Need some expert advice? No problem.
Call the Election Protection Hotline:
Or click the ELECTION HOTLINE button below: