Vote Early Day is a movement of nonprofits, businesses, election administrators, and creatives working to ensure all Americans know their options to vote early. Read more from guest contributor and LWMVT member, Amanda Shankle-Knowlton on the importance of voting options and ways YOU can celebrate National Vote Early Day!
This nonpartisan civic holiday was first celebrated in 2012, and it’s the largest single-day voter registration drive in the country. Sadly, as many as 1 in 4 Americans are not registered to vote. Since its inception, participants in National Voter Registration Day have registered nearly 4.5 million people, including 1.5 million in 2020 alone!
In anticipation of the August 24 vote on the VRAA and in partnership with our partners, the League has identified certain House member targets who we want to put extra pressure on and encourage to vote yes on the bill. To this end, we have drafted a template letter we would love for the local leagues who reside in these representative districts to send to them.
League of Women Voters Metropolitan Tulsa to host 2021 Madam President Awards
“Now more than ever, our community is calling for men, women, and young professionals to step up and get involved,” said LWVMT President Lynn Staggs. “This year’s honorees are diverse in their ages, careers, and backgrounds but they share a common passion and determination. We’re proud to honor these deserving change-makers.”