The Alaska Legislature is considering a bill to adopt the National Popular Vote as a means of weighting votes for each Presidential election. Here is a fact sheet on the topic prepared by the state LWV. You can also download and print this factsheet.
This post is the second in a series designed to give readers tools to begin becoming effective advocates for policy direction at the local, federal, and state level. This post focuses on the federal level. Generally, the process boils down to a few stages. However, the details of each process at the local, state, and federal level are quite different. [...]
This post is the first in a series designed to give readers a few tools to begin becoming effective advocates for policy direction at the local, federal, and state level. This post focuses on the state level. Generally, the process boils down to a few stages. However, the details of each process at the local, state, and federal level [...]
This post was contributed by LWVJ members, Pat Watt Public participation is the glue that holds democracy together. Democracy is not just about voting - getting registered, learning about what's on the ballot, and then turning out to cast your ballot. It's about paying attention to policy matters, issues decided by those we elected, issues [...]
This Post was contributed by LWVJ member Pat Watt The LWV Juneau Board has come up with different ways to engage potential members and educate members and the public. Over the past two years we have undertaken several new initiatives. Our second Downtown Lunch and Learn will be held on Wednesday, December 14th, from noon to 1:00pm [...]
We have populated this Blog initially with articles written as "Points to Ponder" and published as "My Turns" in the Juneau Empire. We know that we have many members who are good writers and have useful things to say about "How to Make Democracy Work" - especially in this time of change. If you are [...]