• Increased accessibility to the electoral process is essential to ensuring a representative electoral process and every citizen’s right to vote. The fight for the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) was long and arduous, but the League stayed the course.

  • In the 1920s, Eleanor Roosevelt served as vice president for legislative affairs at the League, monitoring federal legislation and hearings in Congress. Watch this short video about how Eleanor's membership changed the League -- and how the League changed her.

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    Tu Voto, Tu Voz 2

    La League of Women Voters de los Estados Unidos (LWVUS por sus siglas en inglés) junto con ZGS Communications, la empresa de televisión con el mayor número de canales afiliados a Telemundo, se han unido para lanzar la campaña Tu Voto, Tu Voz, la cual busca promover la inscripción y la participación de la población hispana/latina de los Estados Unidos en los procesos electorales.

  • Panel moderated by Elisabeth MacNamara, LWVUS President

    Panelists: Eleanor Clift, Newsweek Political Reporter and The McLaughlin Group Panelist; Mickey Edwards, Director of the Aspen Institute-Rodel Fellowships in Public Leadership and former Congressman (R-OK); Trevor Potter, President and General Counsel of the Campaign Legal Center and former Chair of the Federal Election Commission

  • LWVUS President Elisabeth MacNamara's opening address to the gathered attendees of the LWV 2012 Convention.
  • One of three PSAs encouraging viewers to Register, Vote and Be Heard.  These PSAs are part of the Freedom of Expression through Film campaign, a public awareness effort dedicated to voter education and self expression.  Featuring Oscar® nominated actress Virginia Madsen, the campaign aims to encourage women to express themselves in life, politics and beauty – specifically by voting for what they believe in and taking care of their health and skin.

  • One of three PSAs encouraging viewers to Register, Vote and Be Heard.  These PSAs are part of the Freedom of Expression through Film campaign, a public awareness effort dedicated to voter education and self expression.  Featuring Oscar® nominated actress Virginia Madsen, the campaign aims to encourage women to express themselves in life, politics and beauty – specifically by voting for what they believe in and taking care of their health and skin.

  • In the 1928 Presidential campaign the League took to radio. In the ten months preceeding the November election, the Voters Service of the League put on a half hour program each week over the National Broadcasting Company. One of the programs was called the Undergraduate Looks at the Campaign. Participants were (left to right) Maxon H. Eddy, (Yale) Elizabeth E. Hughes, (Barnard) Miss Gertrude Ely, (Bryn Mawr) Sarah Jackson, (Vassar) James Rooselvelt, (Harvard)
  • Kathleen Hall Jamieson is a Professor of Communication at the Annenberg Schooland Director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania

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