Expanding Voter Access

May 15 - June 30, 2024
Expanding Voter Access

The League of Women Voters is dedicated to expanding voter access through a variety of reforms aimed at making the voting process more accessible for all eligible citizens. By advocating for policies such as same-day registration, early voting, and vote-by-mail options, the League seeks to remove barriers that prevent people from participating in elections. These reforms are especially important for underrepresented and marginalized communities who often face the greatest challenges in exercising their right to vote.

Same-day registration allows voters to register and cast their ballot on the same day, significantly reducing the hurdles associated with pre-registration deadlines. This reform ensures that more people, including those who may have recently moved or those who are voting for the first time, have the opportunity to participate in the democratic process. Early voting and vote-by-mail options provide additional flexibility, making it easier for individuals to vote at their convenience, thus increasing overall voter turnout.

The League's efforts go beyond just advocating for these reforms; they also involve extensive education and outreach to inform the public about their voting rights and the new opportunities available to them. By defending democracy through litigation and promoting these changes at local, state, and national levels, the League of Women Voters plays a crucial role in ensuring that every citizen's voice can be heard and that democracy remains inclusive and representative.

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