Texas

Texas

The League of Women Voters of Texas is a nonpartisan, grassroots civic organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Membership in the League is open to people 16 and older of all gender identities. With 100 years of experience, the League is one of America’s oldest and most trusted civic nonprofit organizations.

League of Women Voters of Texas News

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The League of Women Voters Guide is available now!
The Texas Primary Runoff Election is July 14th - less than a month away!
 
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The League of Women Voters of Texas stands with the mourners and protesters across the the US (and around the world) who were horrified by the death of yet another African American at the hands of a police officer.
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I am thankful that April showers bring May flowers!
 
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Austin, TX - The League of Women Voters of Texas conducted its 
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The League of Women Voters of Texas Celebrates Victory In Mail-In Ballot Case.  Judge rules COVID-19 counts as a “disability” reason for needing a mail-in ballot.

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Public Statement
AUSTIN – Thursday April 2, 2020, the League of Women Voters of Texas and the League of Women Voters of Austin Area requested to join as intervenors in a lawsuit arguing that Texas law expressly permits expanded vote by mail options due to
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We had a good day for democracy in Texas last Thursday!
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"April 1 is Census Day. With the recent measures placed through physical distancing, our outreach efforts around the census have changed; however, our message remains the same.
Vote Safe
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Voting and elections are the cornerstones of our democracy. We must be vigilant and pro-active during the current coronavirus emergency to ensure that our elections are safe and our voting rights secure.
 
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The League of Women Voters of Texas is incredibly disappointed by the Fort Worth Court of Appeals’ ruling. "We are appalled that Crystal Mason’s five-year jail sentence was affirmed even though her provisional bal
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Statement by League of Women Voters of Texas President Grace Chimene on Election Changes Needed Needed to Deal with COVID-19

The Power of Women
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We are all very concerned about the emerging threat of the coronavirus. I want to thank you for your continued support and patience as we work together through the impact of this health care threat on our League family, our local communiti
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Whoohoo! Once again we have a stellar turn out in Texas! I am so proud of our Texas League and all the Leagues across Texas.

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"Voting is a powerful expression of our citizenship and tool in the hands of the people to transform our communities," commented Sherrilyn Iffill, a law professor and president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF) at the UT
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Early voting is from February 18th - 28th.

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The League of Women Voters turns 100 years old today! 

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The Texas Primary Election is an exciting election! You will definitely want to Be a Texas Voter©

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Over the course of the League of Women Voters of Texas' 100 year history, their nonpartisan Voters Guide has become the gold standard for candidate information.

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Citizens renewing driver’s licenses online must have opportunity to register to vote.

 
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Get ready for the Texas Primaries! This is an exciting election!

 
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On behalf of our awesome and hard working team at the League of Women Voters of Texas - the Board of Directors, staff, and our student volunteers and interns - I want to wish you a Happy New Year!
 
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 The League of Women Voters of Texas was born out of the suffrage movement on October 19, 1919. We are 100 years old and going strong!

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Election Protection Coalition recruiting volunteers to support voters during Texas Primary;  Polling place monitors and attorneys needed in January in order to prepare for the March 3, 2020 Texas Primary

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Thank you for an amazing year! In 2019, we not only celebrated 100 Years Strong, we proved it! You efforts powered the League to:
 
  • Send over 54,000 emails to state legislators!
League of Women Voters of Texas Finds Only 20% of Texas Counties Following Website Security Best Practice!
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The League of Women Voters of Texas conducted its fourth survey of Texas county websites in late October and early November 2019. The League is proud to celebrate counties large and small which meet the needs of the diverse voters in their county.