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Students at the Dennis Glbal Climate March. sign reads "Your disbelief won't stop climate change".

Global Climate Strike

Students at September 20 Global Climate Strike
in Barnstable

 

The Cape Cod Area

Celebrating 60 Years of Non-Partisan Civic Engagement!

 Rosemary Shields and Anita Rogers with the first person to register on National Voter Registration Day

National voter registration day

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 was National Voter Registration Day (NVRD). Members of the LWVCCA Voter Service Committee set up a voter registration and voter information table at the Cape Cod Mall in Hyannis from 2 to 6 p.m.
Since Automatic Voter Registration is now the law in Massachusetts, most of the passers-by were already registered but they thanked us for our service or gave us thumbs up for our work.
Among those we did register were two new citizens, one from the Dominican Republic and the other from Macedonia.
Our table was also chock full of information on Ranked Choice Voting and Election Day Registration. We even celebrated the upcoming anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment by wearing Suffragist white.
Special thanks to Judy Thomas, Mati Ligon and Carolyn Richardson for helping Anita Rogers and Rosemary Shields at this voter service event.

Governor Baker signing Automatic Voter Registration BillAutomatic Voter Registration

In 2016 a coalition of organizations across the state, including the League of Women Voters of Massachusetts, joined to advocate for stronger civic education in Massachusetts schools. In 2018, after considerable input from the community, the Massachusetts Board of Education approved, and then the Massachusetts Legislature enacted, Bill S.2631, An Act to Promote and Enhance Civic Engagement, and on November 8, Governor Charlie Baker signed it into law.

Vote button
Event Date: 
Feb 24 2020 (All day) to Feb 28 2020 (All day)

Early Voting Feb 24 -Feb 28 MA State Presidential Primary Elections.

Slogan: Creating a more perfect democracy

The League of Women Voters is celebrating our 100th Anniversary and the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment.

 On August 26, 1920, women secured the right to vote when the 19th Amendment was officially declared part of the U.S. Constitution.

Every Vote Counts
Event Date: 
Mar 3 2020 (All day)