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On October 26, Leagues from all 50 states and DC filed an amicus brief in Moore v. Harper. The case concerns the so-called “independent state legislature theory,” which, if adopted, would have far-reaching implications for the future of American democracy. As LWV’s CEO Virginia Kase Solomón stated in our press release: “Historically, state legislatures have enacted...
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Local League News Rochester Metro The Rochester Metro League’s 2022 GOTV includes getting local fire stations involved! Thanks to Annette Hunt of the Voting Rights Task Force, the League has two messages displayed on the message board outside of a local firehouse. The signs were Annette’s idea and she followed through with making it happen....
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Jane Colvin (LWVNYS Board Member), janecolvin914@aol.com The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and improve the lives and prospects of everyone, everywhere. The 17 Goals were adopted by all UN Member States in 2015, as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which set...
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Early Voting for the General Election from October 29th to November 6 All Nassau County Voters may cast their ballots at any of the early polling sites — see the map below General Election Day is Tuesday, November 8 Voters may vote ONLY at their official polling site VOTE YES for the Clean Water, Clean...
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Sally Robinson, VP for Issues and Advocacy, Sally.s.robinson@gmail.com Erica Smitka, Deputy Director, Erica@lwvny.org Election Protection Education As we near the mid-term elections, an increasing number of conversations have focused on election security and ensuring that NYS is holding fair and reliable elections. This week, the state League has launched an education campaign in which we provide local Leagues and members...
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In August and September 2022, the Town of North Hempstead Council considered whether to repeal a section of the Town Code established in 1971. Adopted in response to NYS legalizing abortion, the code restricted where termination procedures to hospitals and hospital-supervised facilities, establishing both civil and criminal consequences for violators.  On September 1, the Council...
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I wanted to make sure you the League of Women Voters knew about the interactive “Redistricting & You” map that our team at the CUNY Graduate Center has created, showing county legislative districts in Nassau and Suffolk for the purpose of helping people understand county redistricting.  I’d like to arrange a call with the League...
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Vote 411 Vote411.org went live October 1st.  Urge friends, family, neighbors and co-workers to visit the website at www.vote411.org to find out what’s on their ballot and learn about the candidates. Click here for the one page flyer that you can print out and hang in your neighborhood centers, grocery stores, etc.  
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