Happy Thanksgiving from the League

I have been taking this time to think about all that I am thankful for this year – and one of the biggest things is you! You, together with all of the League’s supporters, have made this an amazing year for the League of Women Voters and for our democracy.

Every Vote Counts

Attending the Election Protection convening made me excited for what’s ahead in 2015. I’m looking forward to hearing about the successes that will emerge next year.

A Forum on Gun Safety

For the League of Women Voters of Washington (LWVWA), it was an Election Day we’ll never forget: over one million Washington voters said YES to backgrounds checks on gun purchases.

“The President’s executive action, while a good start, is just a temporary first step. Congress needs to stop pointing fingers and get to work on this vital issue." said national League President Elisabeth MacNamara.

The FEC can do something to stop secret money.

The Federal Election Commission is now receiving public comments about steps they should take “to address corruption in the political process.” We need you to tell the FEC to act and enforce the law.

"Today's Keystone decision is encouraging and puts the health and safety of Americans ahead of blind reliance on fossil fuels," said President MacNamara.