The League of Women Voters of Tennessee sent a letter to the TN Secretary of State urging him to consider allowing voters who had been purged from the voter rolls to be allowed to vote by provisional ballot
The League joined 88 voting and civil rights group in urging state election officials to create plans to prevent voting discrimination in advance of the first presidential election in fifty years without a fully operable Voting Rights Act (VRA). Letters were sent to state elections officials in every state.
The League team is taking a moment to reflect on this spring’s “Use Your Voice” tour, carried out by Grammy award-winning artists Patty Griffin and Sara Watkins, rising star Anais Mitchell, and nearly 40 local League volunteer teams nationwide.
With Women’s History Month 2016 wrapping up, League president Elisabeth MacNamara joined with other women’s political and history experts at the Sewall-Belmont House and Museum, home of Alice Paul’s National Woman’s Party, to discuss women’s leadership and public service and their impact on public policy in both a historical and contemporary con
Primary season is in full swing, and a bright spot is popping up in state after state: young people are paying attention, and they’re excited to vote this year! Early data from CIRCLE (the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement) show that young people are voting in primaries at levels we have not seen for some time.