“Hot off the presses” is your copy of the Virginia Voter. In this issue you will find: Secret Agents of Change Your Help Needed in the Push for Redistricting Virginia General Assembly: February 2020; Pre-Crossover, Crossover and Post-Crossover League Day Recap …Continue reading →
On Monday, Jan. 27, the Virginia General Assembly voted to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. There is no need for signature by the governor. This is final action of the Commonwealth. The League of Women Voters issued a press release [link] …Continue reading →
Please contact your lawmakers now in support of Same Day Voter Registration bills. You can modify the message before sending, using your own words. Click the contact link. Q: Why is same day voter registration important? A: Letting qualified voters …Continue reading →
Week of January 20-25 Tip: Are you on facebook? Join the League’s Advocacy discussion group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/373903886296976/ & answer the questions. ☎️☎️☎️ Remember to log your advocacy! A little competition makes it fun. Click here to be counted for your …Continue reading →
Why LWV-VA Supports Constitutional Amendment S.J. 18 to End Partisan Gerrymandering What is independent redistricting and why is it needed? Redistricting is the process of drawing maps to determine election districts for members of Congress and the state legislature. In …Continue reading →
While this program is focused on High School students, the LWV-VA is providing a list of specific links for Virginia High Schools, Community Colleges, Colleges, Homeschoolers, and even those not in any school. Learn more about the Governor’s Challenge and …Continue reading →
WLRT (Women’s Legislative Roundtable
January 15, 8:30 am-9:30 am Tidewater Room, 4th floor of the SunTrust Center 919 East Main Street, Richmond.
At the first WLRT, members of the LWV-VA Legislative Team will present the basics on how to advocate, how to follow bills on LIS (Legislative Information System) and how to find your way in the Pocahontas Building and the Capitol.
Registration is not required, but if you sign up on Eventbrite, we’ll be sure to have enough material and resources available for everyone.
Virginia’s legislative session is underway! Contact your lawmakers now to support fair redistricting, no excuse absentee voting, and gun violence prevention. You can modify your message before sending. To review the bills: 🔸 Fair redistricting SJ 18, …Continue reading →
Martha Rollins, LWVSHR LWV-VA President Deb Wake quickly summarized the overall message of our day of legislative issues for the upcoming General Assembly: “Public Education!” With great resolve she added, “We must get this information out.” A record-breaking number of …Continue reading →