In an act of encouragement for voters to take just two short minutes to research the candidates, John Oliver ended his show a little bit early so people could visit the League of Women Voters’ online election tool Vote411.org to look up their local elections.
The Washington Post Magazine profiles League President Kathryn Ray.
I came of age in the civil rights and women’s movements. I went to a women’s college, and that made me realize that we can’t just sit around and wait for things to happen. We have to get involved and do something.