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    Published by League of Women Voters Education Fund. Helping America Vote provides recommendations that ensure provisional ballots serve their purpose. The report highlights model state practices on specific points and provides useful guidance to state decision makers, Leagues and other advocates working to protect the fundamental right to vote. Published in 2003., Pub. No. 2061
  • 2010 Annual Report
    The 2010 Annual Report of the League of Women Voters of the United States and its Education Fund provides a financial report on the fiscal year of July 1, 2009 -June 30, 2010.
  • By Jean Pierce

    History of Federal Efforts Related to Equity in Public Schooling

    In the 1896 case, Plessy v. Ferguson, the Supreme Court determined that the equal protection clause of the United States Constitution permitted racially separate schools as long as they had equal facilities. Separate but “equal” schools were sanctioned for close to 70 years.

  • Impact on Issues 2012

    Includes the official statements of position for each program area, briefly traces significant past actions and achievements, and indicates links among positions. The LWVUS public policy positions reflect the 2012-2014 program adopted by the 2012 convention of the League of Women Voters of the United States; the "positions in brief" listed there summarize the official statements of position included in this guide. Updated following biennial convention.

    LWVUS, 80 pp., $9.00, PDF Version. 2013, Pub. No. 386

  • League of Women Voters Annual Report 2008-2009

    The 2008-2009 Annual Report of the League of Women Voters of the United States and its Education Fund provides a financial report on the fiscal year of July 1, 2008 -June 30, 2009.

  • 2007-2008 Annual Report

    The 2007-2008 Annual Report of the League of Women Voters of the United States and its Education Fund provides a financial report on the fiscal year of July 1, 2007 -June 30, 2008. For the historical presidential election year, the narrative report on our activities extends through Election Day, November 4, 2008.

  • Elections present voters with important choices. Whether it is a local race that will affect your community or a national race that could change the direction of the country, it is a time to consider the issues which you care about and decide which candidate you support. Even if you are under 18 and not yet eligible to vote, election campaigns offer an excellent way to learn about the people and issues that affect your future.

  • Introduction

    Candidate debates have a long history in American politics. At every level of government—from city council to state legislature, from Congress to President of the United States—candidates participate in debates to help voters understand who and what they stand for.

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    VOTE! Brochure

    VOTE Brochure

    A step-by-step guide to voting and Election Day, especially designed to reach out to new young voters. It covers the five basics: Who can vote; what we’ll vote on; when we’ll vote; where we’ll vote; and why we should vote. It also includes registration, absentee ballot and Election Day information, along with a brief list of our Election Day rights.

    Available in English (Pub. No. 2062) and Español (Pub No.  2063).

  • Observing Your Government in Action

    This is an easy-to-read "how to" resource guide on organizing and conducting observer corps programs. Building on its decades of experience in empowering citizens to monitor local governmental meetings through these programs, the League has compiled best practices about starting and maintaining an observer program.

    Publication No. 2080

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