• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • After a sixteen year period in which there were no public presidential debates, the League of Women Voters Education Fund (LWVEF) sponsored three presidential debates in 1976.

  • LWVUS President Elisabeth MacNamara's opening address to the gathered attendees of the LWV 2012 Convention.
  • On Monday, June 11, 2012, Attorney General Eric Holder spoke to the League of Women Voters 50th National Convention in Washington, DC about the challenges to voting rights, protecting all voters and strengthening America's elections systems.
  • 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)
  • With a pivotal Election Day around the corner, the League of Women Voters of the United States held a forum on Thursday, October 28, 2010, to discuss the trends that will impact civic participation among young people.

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