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A bipartisan commission draws Washington’s congressional and legislative boundaries.
On Aug. 26, 1920, the women’s right to vote in the United States will turn 100. But the big party for Washington came much earlier, on Nov. 8, 1910, when it became the fifth state to give women the vote.
Make a list of the values you have and what you care about. Then you will be ready to look for candidates and issues that match. Make a candidate report card
Voting is a right for all American citizens, but is often one of the most ignored rights, and occasionally one of the most trampled rights.
About us The League of Women Voters of Washington is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government. There are about 20 local Leagues throughout Washington that have more than 2,200 members.
For the first time in state history, Washington voters of both major parties will cast ballots in a presidential primary that will help select the two party’s nominees.
The process of registering to vote and casting a ballot in Washington state has several distinctive features, which can create some confusion after a resident moves to a new address from either within state borders or from another state with different electoral laws. Spokane County Auditor Vicky Dalton, who’s served 20 years in the office and is among the longest-serving elected auditors in the state, provided a list of common misunderstandings in the process, from applying for a ballot through casting it. Misconception No. 1) If I notify one agency of my new address, others will automatically get the memo.
When the calendar nears Election Day all over Washington, it can seem like the stream of political advertisements from the TV and radio will never end. The First Amendment largely protects the contents of these advertisements, and while it can be easy to link a particular candidate or campaign to some of the spots broadcast into your home or car, others aren’t so simple.
Voters have options to take the law into their own hands when the Legislature won’t.