Due to the coronavirus pandemic, voting by mail is more important than ever for the May 12 primary election. Voting by mail is always an option in Nebraska elections, but this year, it’s an even better option as it can help protect yourself and others during this outbreak. LWVGO is working to especially promote voting […]
Want to vote by mail for the May 12 primary election? Download the application: Application to Vote by Mail – Douglas County. Fill it out and return to the Election Commission by no later than 6 p.m. on Friday, May 1.
LB 1207 REDISTRICTING REFORM BILL TO BE DEBATED SOON! WRITE/CALL/EMAIL YOUR STATE SENATORS Hey, we need some help. As you may know, LWV-NE’s Redistricting Committee has been urging the Executive Committee to bring Senator John McCollister’s redistricting bill, LB 1207, to the floor for debate. A couple of weeks ago, we learned that wasn’t likely. […]
Redistricting bill LB1207 will go to the full Unicameral for debate. Read more at the Lincoln Journal-Star website. LWVGO supports LB1207, the Redistricting Act, and urges all members to contact your state senator to urge them to vote for it. Find your senator’s contact information on the Unicameral website.
LWVGO has a new, printable resource explaining the voting rights of returning citizens and Nebraska residents who have been convicted of a crime. Check out the graphic below, or print out the PDF to share with others: Legal Status & Voting Rights in Nebraska. Leer en español
In this episode of Go Vote, Omaha!, Terri Crawford, Host and Member of the League of Women Voters of Greater Omaha, speaks with Julia Tse, Policy Coordinator for Voices for Our Children and Brad Christian-Sallis, Voting Rights Field Director at Civic Nebraska, about the 2020 Census. For more information, see the US Census Bureau website, […]
In this episode of Go Vote, Omaha!, host Geri Simon speaks with Douglas County Election Commissioner Brian Kruse and Sarpy County Election Commissioner Michelle Andahl about voting equipment, updates, and general voter information. Go Vote Omaha! is our locally produced informational television program. Watch Go Vote Omaha at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday nights on Cox channel […]
In this episode of Go Vote, Omaha!, Krystal Fox, LWVGO Co-President, speaks with Nebraska State Senator Justin Wayne (Omaha, LD 13) and Brad Christian-Sallis, Voting Rights Policy Organizer for Civic Nebraska, about Sen. Wayne’s bill LB 83. LB 83 would provide for the restoration of voting rights upon completion of a felony sentence or probation […]
March 21, 2019 TO: Members of the U.S. HouseFROM: Chris Carson, PresidentRE: Support the Voting Rights Advancement Act, H.R. 4 The League of Women Voters strongly urges you to support and pass HR4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act, to modernize and repair […]
Voters across the country voted for democracy reform up and down the ballot in 2018, sending the 116th Congress a clear message that the country is ready for bold, comprehensive democracy reforms. And now, HR1, the For The People Act is on the verge of passing the House of Representatives – THIS WEEK the House […]