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Jesse Williams Has A Message For Americans Who Say They Aren't Voting

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 09.29.2016 | Black Voices

Jesse Williams is using his influence, yet again, to help bring power into the people’s hands. In an election PSA, posted by super PAC Save the Day ...

Women Voters: The Key Element To Any Winning Election Formula

Lisa Maatz | Posted 09.27.2016 | Politics
Lisa Maatz

This continues to be an election year like no other. None of the typical rules apply, pollsters are scrambling and pundits are fumbling. But there is one thing that has remained constant. Politicians know they can't win without women voters.

Register To Vote Before November, Because #OurVoteCounts

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 09.28.2016 | Women

Women make up 51 percent of the U.S. population. And though we are by no means a monolith ― in fact, we fall into every ethnic, socioeconomic, relig...

Five Things to Know Before You Vote in 2016 | Posted 09.20.2016 | Politics

Election Day is less than 50 days away! It's time to make sure you've checked off all the things you need to vote in 2016. Deadlines are fast approaching and some states will open early voting in September. Waiting or ignoring deadlines could put your vote in jeopardy.

Google Will Now Help You Register To Vote

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 07.15.2016 | Technology

Google is about to make registering to vote super easy. On Monday, the search engine is introducing a search feature that will facilitate users lookin...

Paige Lavender

More States Are Authorizing Online Voter Registration. Here's Why That's Great News. | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.13.2015 | Politics

Setting up online voter registration could lead to an easier, more accurate and more satisfying experience for voters at little cost, according to a b...

Oregon Governor Signs Sweeping Automatic Voter Registration Into Law

Reuters | Posted 05.16.2015 | Politics

By Shelby Sebens PORTLAND, Ore., March 16 (Reuters) - Sweeping first-in-the nation legislation making voter registration automatic in ...

6 Ways the League of Women Voters Has Impacted Your Life

Elisabeth MacNamara | Posted 04.15.2015 | Impact
Elisabeth MacNamara

This year, the League of Women Voters celebrates our 95th anniversary. The League was founded by suffragist Carrie Chapman Catt on February 14, 1920 -...

Make Your Election Day Game Plan!

Elisabeth MacNamara | Posted 12.22.2014 | Impact
Elisabeth MacNamara

These elections are about our jobs, our health, our communities, our security and our future. These elections affect all of us; it is critical to weigh in on that issues that matter most to you!

George Takei Is Straight... Up Asking You To Do This One Thing

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics

You probably know that actor George Takei is gay. But now he's straight... up asking you to register to vote. "I'm especially concerned about the f...

Here Are All the Ways You Can Celebrate National Voter Registration Day!

Elisabeth MacNamara | Posted 11.23.2014 | Politics
Elisabeth MacNamara

We come from all walks of life, and we vote for lots of different reasons. But today, all Americans deserve the chance to stand up for what matters most to them. And the best way to do that is to register and vote.

The Ice Bucket Challenge Has Raised More Than $13 Million -- Meanwhile, Medical Research Has Been Cut By Billions

Matthew Segal | Posted 10.18.2014 | Politics
Matthew Segal

While their videos have been unquestionably successful in terms of raising awareness (1.2 million videos uploaded) and funds ($13.3 million contributed) on behalf of an intractable disease, they have overlooked the most important message of all: vote.

The National Voter Registration Act Turns 21!

Elisabeth MacNamara | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics
Elisabeth MacNamara

Our democracy is at its strongest when it includes as many voices as possible. This week, we're celebrating the NVRA for 21 years -- and counting -- of protecting and enhancing the nation's voter registration process, including ensuring a free, fair and accessible electoral system for all eligible voters.

Online Voter Registration: Improving Access to Voting

Elisabeth MacNamara | Posted 04.22.2014 | Politics
Elisabeth MacNamara

Secure online voter registration is a crucial, common sense step in modernizing our nation's voting system, and we're committed to making sure it is available to all eligible voters.

National Voter Registration Day: One Day That Sends a Lasting Message

Robert M. Brandon | Posted 11.24.2013 | Politics
Robert M. Brandon

While we may breathe a sigh of relief not to be bombarded with campaign messages, there is one message that should be emphasized no matter what office is on the ballot: registering to vote.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Bruce Rauner

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 11.24.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

What kind of watch does a man as wealthy as Bruce Rauner wear? It's among our Fun Facts for the Chicago venture capitalist-turned-gubernatorial candidate.

Regarding Frank Zappa

Gail Zappa | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics
Gail Zappa

This is gonna be about exercising your right to vote. And it is going to be about Frank Zappa -- maybe some stuff you didn't know about either subject but might, given the fast approaching Day of Destiny for our next four years, be of interest to you.

To Vote for Your Neighbor Is Not Fraud

Norma Cook Everist | Posted 12.23.2012 | College
Norma Cook Everist

Citizenship is more often taken for granted than examined. It's not just a matter of exercising my own right as a citizen, but being a citizen for the common good, not only for the country, but for the sake of the world.

VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Still Not Registered To Vote? Do It Here!

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.22.2012 | San Francisco

Monday is the deadline for voter registration in California, and if the debates have told us anything, this one's going to be a doozy. On the brig...

Voter Registration Deadline Is TODAY!

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 10.22.2012 | Los Angeles

Monday is the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 6 presidential election in California. Thanks to a system put in place this year, Californians ...


The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 10.11.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. DENVER– Today is the last day to register to vote in the Centennial state and NewEra Colorado, a yo...

Health Care Matters in This Election

Linda Bergthold | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

I've been reminded of how important it is to remember the personal stories at this point in the election season. Talking heads will pontificate about who won what debate and what poll is really accurate. But there are real consequences to this election.

A Matter of Time: Latino Demographics Present Long Term Problem for GOP

José Fernando López | Posted 12.07.2012 | Latino Voices
José Fernando López

This could be the last federal elections in which the Republican Party has any chance of winning if the GOP cannot find, in the coming years, an appropriate way to attract the Hispanic vote.

Vote to Have Your Say: Register Now

Erik Opsal | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics
Erik Opsal

Everyone's voice does matter. Don't like the job Obama is doing? Let him know. Not happy with Romney's policies? Have your say. if you think you're vote doesn't matter, think again. Voting is not only a right, it's a civic duty.

It's Time To Ask Our Friends And Family For LGBT Equality

Scout, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Scout, Ph.D.

Long ago I heard a group of national pollsters give their verdict on the most effective strategy to turn out LGBT-supportive voters: People came out to vote for our rights when an LGBT friend or family member personally asked them. So let's ask.