League President Elisabeth MacNamara sent a letter to the Senate urging them to ratify the START Treaty which was signed by President Obama and President Medvedev in April 2010.  Lobby Corps members are visiting key Senate offices this month in support of ratification of the START Treaty.

The League and coalition partners sent a letter to Minority Leader Boehner urging him to make a public commitment to the American people to support the continuation of the OCE and to oppose any efforts to prevent the OCE from effectively carrying out its mission and basic responsibilities.

The League and coalition partners sent a letter to Speaker Pelosi thanking her for her leadership in establishing the Office of Congressional Ethics in 2008 and urging her to make a public commitment to the American people to support the continuation of the OCE as well as to oppose any efforts to prevent the OCE from effectively carrying out its mission and basic responsibilities.

On August 27, 2010, American Councils in Baku organized a round table discussion and reception to bring together Open World Leadership Center (OWLC) alumni hosted by the League of Women Voters. Event participants were Zaida Arguedas, Deputy Executive Director, Xandra Kayden, former LWVUS Board member, Terry R. Davidson, Public Affairs Officer of the U.S.

League Submits Testimony to Election Assistance Commission (EAC)

The League and other organizations submitted written testimony to the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) providing a set of recommendations for ongoing implementation of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) of 1993. Read the testimony below.

League Submits Testimony to Election Assistance Commission (EAC)

The League and other organizations submitted written testimony to the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) providing a set of recommendations for ongoing implementation of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) of 1993. Read the testimony below.

On August 2010 Kay Maxwell (former president of the League of Women Voters), Xandra Kayden (former board member of the League ) and Zaida Arguedas (the League’s deputy executive director)  traveled to Baku and Ganja, to be part of an international conference entitled "The Role of Women in Electoral Activities." The conference was a multi-country effort led by Dr.

The League and coalition partners sent a letter to Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont thanking him for his support in addressing the effects of climate change.

The League and coalition partners sent a letter to Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont thanking him for his support in addressing the effects of climate change.

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Dear Members of the League of Women Voters,

To celebrate the 90th anniversary of the League of Women Voters, I am sending you an article, attached as a PDF file, on the roots of the League in the woman suffrage movement, which is also celebrating its 90th anniversary.

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