Making Democracy Work

Protecting Voters and Improving Elections

Voting Rights and Better Elections

The League of Women Voters believes that voting is a fundamental citizen right that must be guaranteed. The League is dedicated to ensuring that all eligible voters have the opportunity to vote. We support measures that enhance the smooth conduct of elections and public confidence in election outcomes. And we work for election measures that increase voter participation and representative outcomes.

Learn more about our current study of primary election systems. Download the study guide here.

Here's what we're working on right now.

In Favor of Ranked Choice Voting ➤

Support for Same-day Registraion ➤

For Early Voting ➤

Against Photo ID ➤

Opposition to Term Limits ➤

Election Intregity and Security ➤

Automatic Voter Registration ➤

Testimony on These and Other Priority Issues ➤

Testimony on Noncitizen Voting in Portland ➤.

Pushing Back on the Kobach Commission ➤
LWVME letter to the Maine Secretary of State in response to request from the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity

Read our testimony before the Maine Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights, March 21, 2018.

Impact on Issues ➤