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Facts for Citizens 2022

Welcome to the League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh!


For 100 years, the League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, has encouraged informed and active participation in government, worked to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influenced public policy through education and advocacy.  Our hundreds of volunteers and members serve the voters in the Pittsburgh area with candidate forums, voter registration, civic education, and advocacy!

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LWV Response to the Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization striking down Roe v. Wade.


LWVUS Statement of Position on Public Policy on Reproductive Rights,

as announced by the National Board, January 1983:


"The League of Women Voters of the United States believes that public policy in a pluralistic society must affirm the constitutional right of privacy of the individual to make reproductive choices."


Read the LWVPA response to the decision   
here

Read the LWVUS response to the decision  here

The LWVUS joined an amicus brief in support of the Jackson Women's Health Organization,  which you can read here

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What Happens to your Ballot Before and After You Vote? 
Follow the Journey of an Official PA Ballot in this New Video. 
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"Behind the Scenes" Journey of an Official Election BALLOT  
                           

You go to your polling place, mark your ballot, feed it into the scanner, and then what????

This 15-minute video presentation follows the "Behind the Scenes" journey of an Official Election Ballot in Pennsylvania, and helps to counter the mis- and dis-information that sometimes color our elections.  Learn more about Advanced Preparation, Election Day, Tallying the Vote, and Verifying the Vote.  See the final slides for a list of additional resources.
 
We invite you to share this important information and learn more about the built-in security and safeguards that have developed over time to safeguard election integrity.

 

Learn more on our Elections in PA page.


Read our Member Blogs - Our members are writing about climate news, election views, and book reviews.

(Members -- you may add comments to blog posts if you are logged into the website. )

Recent Blogs
Climate Crisis Report
Recent Blogs
Thinking About Elections
Recent Blogs
The Book Report
The weeks between Juneteenth and Independence day are 

"Civic Season"
June 19 - July 4

A group of over 150 museums and community groups have come together to create Civic Season -- a collection of events, apps, games, training sessions, and exhibits and more to help Americans learn about our history and civic heritage.  Find an event that interests you at Civic Season .
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It's Always Civic Season at LWVPGH
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Raise your Civics IQ by exploring our Pennsylvania Government pages:

So, How Are the PA Legislative Races Shaping Up for November?

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The  PA House/Senate Races page has been updated to show the winners of the Democratic and Republican Primaries. 

(In PA, "third party" candidates do not participate in the primary.  They will be added in the fall after their filing deadline.)

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