Press Release: League Partners with Local Organizations to Help Expand Access to Early Voting

Shailaja Marion Announcement, Blog Post

October 28, 2020FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:Shai Marion918-747-7933info@lwvtulsa.org League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Tulsa Partners with Two Local Organizations for Expanded Access to Early Voting  League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Tulsa partners with Tulsa Transit and Tulsa Voter Van to help expand access for voters planning to participate in in-person early voting.   Tulsa — The League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Tulsa is partnering with …

100 Years of Women Voting

Shailaja Marion Blog Post, News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAug. 14, 2020 CONTACT: Heather Hope-Hernandezheatherannhope@gmail.com; 918-607-2923 MEDIA ADVISORY It’s the Centennial of Women’s Right to Vote: Get Out There and Be Heard!Tulsans Encourage Everyone to Exercise Their Rights TULSA—On the 100th anniversary of ratification of the 19th amendment to the United States Constitution that gave women the vote, a coalition of local groups and individuals urges all …

Shailaja Marion Blog Post

As a community, we are grieving. The deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and so many unnamed black men and women are heartbreaking and unacceptable. We believe black lives matter. At the League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Tulsa, we work to defend democracy and empower voters, but that cannot happen if members of our community live in …

An Update from the LWVMT

Lynn Staggs Blog Post, News and Updates

I’m not saying anything new when I say we don’t know how things will continue to evolve with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic. But one thing is for sure – we will have an election in November. Even during the Civil War and the 1918 flu epidemic, general elections were never cancelled. We don’t know what the 2020 election will …

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 …