2020 Census

Shailaja Marion News

Why Is Completing The Census Important? Funding The distribution of billions in federal funds, grants, and support for states, counties, and communities are based on census data. This money is spent on schools, hospitals, roads, public works, and other vital programs. Redistricting & Representation Every 10 years, the results of the census are used to reapportion the House of Representatives, …

Call to Action: Decreasing Barriers to Voting

Shailaja Marion Announcement

EDIT: The Senate is currently discussing SB 210 (formerly SB 1779). Please contact your Senators ASAP. Action needed today! Moving swiftly to negate Monday’s Oklahoma Supreme Court ruling, Oklahoma lawmakers expect to push legislation through the House of Representatives that would reinstate the notarization requirement. SB 1779 bill would largely overturn the Supreme Court’s decision on absentee ballot notarization. SB 1779 …

May League Activities – Get Involved!

Shailaja Marion Announcement

The LWVMT still has a several activities for the month of May and will continue to meet remotely.  Monday, May 4, 20205:30pm – Program Committee Meeting* (RSVP) Saturday, May 11, 20209:00am – Voter Services Committee Meeting* (RSVP) Tuesday, May 14, 20205:30pm – Membership Committee Meeting* (RSVP) Monday, May 18, 20205:30pm – Board of Trustees Meeting* * If you would like …

Notary Seal Requirement

Lynn Staggs Announcement, Blog Post

The League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Tulsa commends the Tulsa World for its editorial on April 10 encouraging the Oklahoma Legislature to reconsider state absentee laws requiring notary seals for the 2020 election cycle. Oklahoma is one of only two states that require absentee ballots be notarized in order to be counted on Election Day. In light of the …