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Lame Duck Legislative Advocacy Guide for Week of December 3, 2018

Lame Duck Legislative Advocacy Guide Week of December 3, 2018 HB511 LEGAL AGE – MARRIAGE: Would eliminate gender-based differences in the legal age to marry. STATUS: Passed in the House. Third hearing (all testimony/possible vote) in Senate Judiciary Committee 12/4/18 … Continue reading

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Rapid Response Request – Ohio Legislature lame-duck session voting on critical bills.

Rapid Response Request The Ohio Legislature is in the middle of lame-duck session and critical bills are moving quickly. Act now and share this message. WHAT: ASK FOR A YES VOTE ON HB81, which provides that a person with serious … Continue reading

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Advocate article on voting at Denison

Dear LWVLC, Allegations of voter fraud by college students in Ohio elections have a long history and so do allegations of voter suppression. An article in the Newark Advocate today details a complaint from six Granville residents about alleged irregularities … Continue reading

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We have been approved by LWV Ohio as a Local League.

Dear LWVLC It’s official:  We have been approved by LWV Ohio as a Local League.  Hooray! I know that some of you have been awaiting this good news before renewing your membership or joining for the first time.  Wait no … Continue reading

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The League Reflects on the Kavanaugh Hearings

Since its founding in 1920, the League’s core values aim to empower voters and expand participation in our democracy through public education and advocacy throughout the nation. We believe that we must challenge the discriminatory laws in our country and … Continue reading

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Migrant Workers in Licking County: The Hands That Feed Us

The Hands That Feed Us ediblecolumbus.ediblecommunities.com 7 mins read When Marshall Branstool, owner of Branstool Orchards in Utica, steps behind his market table filled with fresh peaches and ripe apples many are quick to notice his shirt does not have the well-known Branstool Orchards … Continue reading

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Voter Registration – Fall 2018 – All the Details

How do I register to vote? The deadline to register to vote in the 2018 November General Election is October 9. Voter registration forms can be found in most public libraries and social service agencies in Ohio. You register to … Continue reading

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The LWV National Convention – 27 June – 1 July 2018

The evening of Thursday, June 28th will be devoted to A Conversation on Redistricting with Nick Stephanopoulos and Ruth Greenwood.  You can watch it! This event will be live-streamed starting at 8:00 p.m. ET:  https://www.facebook.com/leagueofwomenvoters/videos/10156233947122279/. Nick Stephanopoulos and Ruth Greenwood … Continue reading

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The furious fight to win US women the vote

‘The Woman’s Hour’ wonderfully recalls the furious fight to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment March 14, 2018 —This year, more than 400 women are considered likely candidates for US Congress, while another 79 are exploring runs for state governorships as of … Continue reading

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Engaging New Voters

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This study evaluates the potential of nonprofit service providers and community-based organizations to increase voting among their younger clients and constituents, while also assessing best practices for doing so. To do this, we tracked 39,000 individuals who registered … Continue reading

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