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Commission named every 10 years to redraw Washington’s congressional, legislative boundaries

A bipartisan commission draws Washington’s congressional and legislative boundaries.


Ten misconceptions about registering to vote, submitting a ballot in Washington

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 …


S-R partners with League of Woman Voters on Your Vote

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 …


Women nationwide won the right to vote after long struggle 100 years ago, but Washington voters expanded suffrage a decade earlier

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 …


What to watch for when watching political advertisements

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 …


Voters can make laws when legislators won’t

Voters have options to take the law into their own hands when the Legislature won’t.


Picking a candidate isn’t always easy. Here are tips from the League of Women Voters to be a smart voter.

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 …


Washington’s 2020 presidential election starts in January and ends in December

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.


Need more details to fill out your ballot? Here are some sources to help.

Need more details to fill out a ballot? Here are sources to help. Below are some sources of information to help you make an informed choice on your ballot.


Voting is a right often ignored and sometimes trampled

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.