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Over the past year, we've seen countless challenges to our democracy in the forms of mis- and disinformation, gerrymandering, and voter suppression.  Women Power Democracy is four-pronged approach to building trust in our elections, growing our electorate, creating fair voter access, and ensuring community districting reflects our population.

Its components are: 

  • Democracy Truth Project
  • Expand the Franchise
  • Democracy Defense Fund
  • People Powered Fair Maps

Click here for more information Women Power Democracy

The League of Women Voters Northwest Maricopa County

 

Our local northwest league was established in 1980. We serve voters in Buckeye, El Mirage, Glendale, Goodyear, Litchfield Park, Peoria, Sun City, Sun City West, Surprise, Waddell, Wickenburg and Youngtown. We are currently meeting monthly via Zoom to discuss issues such as voter education, healthcare, water conservation and public education.  Contact Us for more information.  

Because democracy is not a spectator sport

 

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.



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Freedom To Vote Now Rally

Freedom to Vote:  The Time Is Now Rally

The League of Women Voters of Arizona joined Common Cause in Arizona, African American Christian Clergy Coalition, and the Arizona Faith Network to fight for the Freedom to Vote Act.  The groups mobilized during the Senate Recess on November 13th for a rally in Phoenix for voting rights.  Speakers included Dr. Barbara Arnwine, Rev. Katie Sexton-Wood, Judge Deborah Ann Begay, Pastor Aubrey Barnwell, Jennifer Chau of AAPNHI, Victoria Grijalva Ochoa from One Arizona, Fred Yamashita from AFL-CIO, and Joanna Sweatt, Marine Corps Veteran, Common Defense Lead Organizer.

This year, 19 states have enacted 33 laws that restrict access to the ballot, including here in Arizona. The Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act offers the solutions we need to strengthen our democracy.  Take action below to tell your legislators to enact the Freedom to Vote Act Now!


Take Action! Freedom to Vote Act

The League of Women Voters of the United States CEO Virginia Kase Solomón issued this statement in response to the US Senate’s introduction of the transformative voting rights bill, the Freedom to Vote Act.  Review the Talking Points for Freedom to Vote Act.  Read Jessica Jones Capparell's Blog explaining the bill.

URGENT
 Write President Biden and VP Harris  today.  Tell the Senate to support the Freedom to Vote Act.


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