• LWVUS President Elisabeth MacNamara's opening address to the gathered attendees of the LWV 2012 Convention.
  • This video was developed for schools, universities and media to help educate your community about DC citizens' lack of full voting rights. (5:07 running time.)

  • Multi media

    "Head to the Polls"

    Becky Cain - GOTV Mr. Potato Head "Head to the Polls" Campaign 1996
  • This 90-second PSA is an adapted version of the 5-minute "It's Time" educational video

  • The documentary "Un-Natural State" looks at the denial of democracy in our nation’s capital and how DC citizens are directly affected by this injustice. The video won the prize for Best Editing in the 2006 International Documentary Challenge, and debuted on Thursday, August 31, 2006, at AFI in Silver Spring, MD. Please feel free to download this video and distribute it to schools, universities or media in your area to help educate your community about DC citizens’ lack of voting rights. (The total running time is 8:52 minutes.)

  • The Election Audits Task Force was convened in spring 2008 by President Mary Wilson with the charge to produce a report taking a comprehensive view of election audits. Audits should go beyond Election Day activities and functions, and examine all aspects of the election process. Leagues should find this report useful in talking with their legislatures and elections officials about election auditing. 

  • 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.
  • Kathleen Hall Jamieson is a Professor of Communication at the Annenberg Schooland Director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania
  • 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