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SUMMARY: FOR THE PEOPLE ACT (League of Women Voters of the United States) Voting Rights Reforms Having voting rights protections and reforms in place would revolutionize our elections and make them more accessible, yield increased turnout, and ultimately elevate the voice of all Americans. ● Automatic Voter Registration (AVR): Simply put, AVR shifts voter registration from an “opt-in” system to [...]

July 13th, 2021|Alaska, Ballot, For the People Act|0 Comments

For the People Act

Read more about how the For the People Act will improve our democracy from the US League of Women Voters:  For the People Act Here are some additional links: Annotated Guide to the For the People Act The For the People Act: Separating Fact from Fiction

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More on For the People Act

July 13th, 2021|

SUMMARY: FOR THE PEOPLE ACT (League of Women Voters of the United States) Voting Rights Reforms Having voting rights protections and reforms in place would revolutionize our elections and make them more accessible, yield increased [...]

More on Alaska Ballot Measure 2

October 15th, 2020|

More about Alaska Ballot Measure 2,Top-Four Ranked-Choice Voting and Campaign Finance Laws Initiative (2020) Supported by the LWV-AK.  Need more information on why this Ballot measure is so long?  It contains all of the language [...]

19thAmendment

September 10th, 2020|

Before and After the Nineteenth Amendment August 2020 marks several landmarks in the long struggle for voting rights for women.  August 18, 1920 saw the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution by [...]

Alyse Galvin

August 2nd, 2020|

Alyse Galvin, Non-partisan, running in the Democratic Primary Website: ALYSEFORALASKA.COM Biographical Information: I am a third-generation Alaskan. Like too many children, I grew up in a home with trauma and abuse, but my community and [...]

Dr. Al Gross

July 31st, 2020|

Al Gross, Non-partisan, running in the Democratic Primary Website: DRALGROSSAK.COM Biographical Information: Born and raised in Alaska; father Avrum Gross was Attorney General under Governor Hammond; Al is an orthopedic surgeon; his wife Monica [...]

Dan Sullivan

July 29th, 2020|

Dan Sullivan, Incumbent, Republican running in the Republican Primary Website: DANSULLIVANFORALASKA.COM Responses to Voter's Guide Questions: Did not respond to a request for comments Biographical Information: Dan Sullivan was elected in 2014 and sworn in [...]

Don Young

July 25th, 2020|

Don Young, Incumbent, Republican running in the Republican Primary Website: ALASKANSFORDONYOUNG.COM Biographical Information: Congressman Don Young was re-elected to the 116th Congress in 2018 to serve his 24th term as Alaska's sole Member to the [...]

VRAA OpEd by League of Women Voters of Alaska

July 13th, 2020|

League of Women Voters of Alaska February 13, 2020 Dear Editor, The League of Women Voters is in the process of celebrating the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, a Constitutional Amendment [...]

Senator Murkowski’s VRAA Press Release

July 10th, 2020|

02.12.20 Murkowski Supports Legislation to Restore Voting Rights Act U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski announced she is co-sponsoring S. 561, the Voting Rights Advancement Act, as the lead Republican on the bill. Sponsored by Senator Patrick [...]

The ERA – History

July 10th, 2020|

EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT (ERA) Some History: The first version of the Equal Rights Amendment was submitted to Congress in 1923, three years after the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right [...]

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