The League of Women Voters U.S. together with LWVs of Alabama, Georgia, and Kansas, has filed suit in federal court against the U.S. Election Assistance Commission Executive Director Brian D. Newby, who has permitted three states to require documentary proof of citizenship on the federal voter registration form. On February 24, 2017 the district court remanded the decision to the Election Assistance Commission. Judge Leon instructed the Commission […]
February 22 LWVN hosted a panel discussion on Policing in Naperville. Panelists, left to right, Holly Schroetlin of Moms Demand Action, Michael Childress President DuPage NAACP, Robert Marshall Naperville Chief of Police, Ed Yohnka ACLU Illinois, and Jeff Knezovich LWVN moderator.
Civility in Public and Personal Life. LWVN and the Naperville Interfaith Leadership Alliance hosted a nonpartisan interactive discussion of civility in public and personal life presented by the Institute for Civility in Government. Are you burned out by the anger in public political conversation? Does compromise necessarily mean “defeat?” The Houston-based Institute for Civility in Government will presented an interactive discussion about how to engage […]
What can you do right now, today, to be politically active and make Democracy work? VOTE!!! 1. Register to vote! DuPage County Will County Check the status of your registration at DuPage County Board of Elections Will County Board of Elections 2. Vote in all elections; yes, even the primaries! Our next election, a consolidated primary election, will be February 28, 2017. 3. Become an election […]