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MBF Civic Education Grant

May 31, 2016 / Kathleen Hersh / News

The League of Women Voters of Portland has received a Multnomah Bar Foundation grant to hold candidate and ballot measure forums and provide comprehensive voters’ guides prior to the primary and general elections. Press release. Please follow and like us:

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New LWVUS Position on Money in Politics

April 17, 2016 / Kathleen Hersh / News

LWVUS has adopted a new position on Money in Politics and calls for the Federal Election Commission to be restructured. See the press release here. Please follow and like us:

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Increasing Voter Turnout: It’s Tougher Than You Think

February 25, 2016 / Kathleen Hersh / News

Stanford Social Innovation Review is running series of articles by election experts on voter turnout. Here is the introductory article The Role of Philanthropy and Nonprofits in Increasing US Voter Turnout Please follow and like us:

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Constitutional Convention Needs Safeguards

February 5, 2016 / Kathleen Hersh / News

League of Women Voters Announces a New Position The League of Women Voters today announced a new position calling for safeguards to govern the constitutional convention process of proposing amendments to the U.S. Constitution. Read about it here.   Please follow and like us:

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