Making Democracy Work
Improve access to the ballot and promote the adoption and implementation of election methods that maximize representation and citizen participation.
2020 Legislative Session Wrap Up
(Interested in the 2019 Session Recap? Click Here)
This session we saw success of our priority bills:
It is important to note that the community support for these two bills were very different. LWV worked with a large coalition of organizations including of communities of color and young voters in achieving the passage of the VOTE Act. Of course, working in that diverse coalition is extremely valuable.
Support for election cost reimbursement came primarily from the county auditors, with the League being the only major group working on its passage throughout the session. We often have this unique role of being the only advocates for some important democracy related bills. We hear over and over from champions of these types of bills how critical the League’s voice is in representing the voters’ interests on these issues.
Click on Bill # for detailed information. See UPDATES below
Bills the League Supported That Have Been Signed Into Law
Bills the League Supported That Did Not Pass