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No one likes gerrymandering, except those doing the gerrymandering. Kevin Bleyer

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Delaware

A Voice for Citizens - A Force for Change

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Historical Marker
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The unveiling of three new Markers that commemorate the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote and the 19th Amendment will take place around the state of Delaware.

19th Amendment

The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granted American women the right to vote, a right known as women’s suffrage, and was ratified on August 18, 1920, ending almost a century of protest. In 1848 the movement for women’s rights launched on a national level with the Seneca Falls Convention organized by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott. Following the convention, the demand for the vote became a centerpiece of the women’s rights movement. Stanton and Mott, along with Susan B.

DEI

The League of Women Voters of Delaware launches a new empowerment program, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Awareness Program: Moving the Conversations Forward. This program is designed for New Castle, Kent, and Sussex County League members.

DEI
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Leaderosity is another DEI resource sponsored and promoted by the LWVUS.

Delaware Newsletter
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Read the League of Women Voters of Delaware's Summer newsletter, the VOTER 2020 with a roundup of LWV activities, information on the census, and much more.

Census update

Action Alerts

The Census is in Danger
COVID-19 has caused significant delays and disruptions to census operations which is why the Bureau has requested the extended household counting operations through October 31, 2020. But recently, the U.S. Census Bureau, announced it would be ending census operations on September 30, 2020.

DEI
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The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee encourage you to take this 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge.

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Press Mention

Delaware State News editorial was written by Jill Itzkowitz, Chair, Election Committee, League of Women Voters of Delaware.

Census update
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Responses to the 2020 Census are critically important. The U.S Census Bureau is tracking self-response rates nationwide to help ensure a complete and accurate count. It can help LWV members know where they can get the word out where needed. Delaware's response rate, as of April 15, is a bit below the national average. Click READ MORE (on the right) to get the link and directions.

Census update
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THE CENSUS: Your Invitation to Respond. If you haven’t responded yet, it is not too late! Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Census Bureau has extended deadlines to keep its workers and the public safe. The new deadline for self-response is August 14.

Bored
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Try some of these activities while the coronavirus is with us.

19th Amendment

The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granted American women the right to vote, a right known as women’s suffrage, and was ratified on August 18, 1920, ending almost a century of protest. In 1848 the movement for women’s rights launched on a national level with the Seneca Falls Convention organized by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott. Following the convention, the demand for the vote became a centerpiece of the women’s rights movement. Stanton and Mott, along with Susan B.

vote
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With our country in the midst of a pandemic, there are many options on how to vote this year due to COVID-19.

George Floyd
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"The League of Women Voters grieves the murders of George Floyd and the countless other Black lives that have been tragically taken at the hands of rogue law enforcement officers who are rarely held fully accountable for their actions.

Women's Vote
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The website includes historical information about the women’s suffrage movement nationally and in Delaware, interactive quizzes, reading lists for people of all ages, and lesson plans for teachers.

turning point
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Dedication planned for Suffrage Centennial on August 26, 2020

Del Women
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Voices of Women in America - A project is just getting underway called Delaware Women’s Voices. Its goal is to identify important issues that impact women's lives and to pinpoint areas of need.

How to Vote in Delaware 2020 Election

There are many options on how to vote this year due to COVID-19. The LWVDE thought it would be helpful to our members if we distributed a PDF iconpresentation that explains all the methods. Please pass this along to your family and friends.

Vote
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From 2019-2020, Delaware and all other states will celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote at events and programs across the state!

The Delaware Voter

The League of Women Voters of Delaware publishes a quarterly newsletter, "The Voter," in Adobe Reader (pdf) format. You may download Adobe Reader free by clicking Get Adobe Reader to read PDF files.