Testimony

LWVDC Testifies on DC Fair Elections Funding

LWVDC Testifies on DC Fair Elections Funding

LWVDC testifies in favor of fully funding and staffing the DC Fair Elections program, with appropriate robust oversight and enforcement, and fully transparent in an accessible and reasonable way for access by the general public.

League supports small donor empowerment bill for the District of Columbia

League supports small donor empowerment bill for the District of Columbia

The League of Women Voters of the District of Columbia supports the Fair Elections Act of 2017, and we urge its passage along with funding mechanisms to ensure effective implementation.

LWVDC joins DC Vote and national, regional, and local organizations to stop the assault on DC Autonomy

LWVDC joined DC Vote and 26 national, regional and local groups in delivering a letter calling on Congress to respect the local autonomy of Washington DC and end the attacks on self-determination in governance.

League urges transparency in DMPED emergency legislation

The League of Women Voters of the United States believes that democratic government depends upon informed and active participation at all levels of government, and that governmental bodies must protect the citizen’s right to know by giving adequate notice of proposed actions, holding open meetings, and making public records accessible. 

League testifies in support of Automatic Voter Registration

Implementation of automatic voter registration will greatly improve the ability of the Board of Elections to maintain up-to-date records of citizens registered to vote in the District of Columbia.