By: Renee Davidson (5/09/2013)
In November, millions of Americans spent hours waiting in long lines in order to exercise their right to vote. One solution? Implement better early voting laws. Leagues in Florida and New York are showing us how it's done.
By: Jessica Jones (5/09/2013)
The summer and fall months of 2013 are shaping up to play an important role in the fight to reform our broken campaign finance system. Here’s a little more detail on what is going on around this issue.
By: Elisabeth MacNamara (5/10/2013)
Gathering state and local election officials along with nonprofit partners, the LWVNJ recognized the hard work, dedication and community spirit that prevailed after Hurricane Sandy ripped through the state last fall.
By: Jessica Jones (5/14/2013)
As the Senate Judiciary Committee takes steps to tackle immigration reform, we must urge our Senators to allow immigrants to contribute to the U.S. economy and society by providing a clear pathway to citizenship.
By: Maggie Duncan (5/15/2013)
The U.S. Census Bureau has released data on voter participation in Election 2012. Thanks to a helpful analysis by Pew and a breakdown by the Associated Press, we are able to draw important insights into who turned out at the polls—and, perhaps more importantly, who didn’t.
EDITORIAL NOTE: This blog post was originally posted on the Huffington Post.
The League was proud to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA), which has helped register millions of eligible Americans.
Send the graduates you know our eCard to congratulate them on their recent achievement and to remind them to register to vote or update their voter registration.
By: Jessica Jones (5/30/2013)
Immigrants have helped weave the fabric and identity of our nation. It’s time to help those now living in the shadows to become a part of this great nation.
By: Maggie Duncan (5/30/2013)
Next week, a Raleigh court will hear evidence detailing how North Carolina's flawed 2011 redistricting plan was intentionally designed to harm hundreds of voters, especially those living in minority communities.