Candidate Forum – OK State Senate District 35

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Oklahoma Senate District 35 – For June 30 Primary Election. The candidate forum will be recorded on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. This will not be a live event; however, the candidate forum video will be available to the public online on June 17, 2020. The League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Tulsa is requesting questions from the public, using the …

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 …

2020 Census

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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

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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 …