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2014 Primary Election

Voters Guides

For election results click here.

Want to Help Register Voters?

Be sure to know and follow the rules and procedures for voter registration in Texas!

The Secretary of State's Guide is available here. The Secretary of State

Name Changed on Voter Registration Card? Want Voter Registration & Photo ID to Match?

Some Texas voters report that the name on their new voter registration certification is different than in the past.

Click here for what you need to know. Click here for what you need to know.

Photo ID Now Required to Vote

Texas now requires a photo ID to vote at the polls and the photo ID must be one of 7 photo IDs: Texas DPS issued driver's license, personal ID card, concealed carry license, election identification certificate or US government issued passport, military ID, citizenship or naturalization certificate. Photo ID details available here. Information on obtaining ID available here.

Am I registered? Where do I vote?

ballotOne of LWV's primary goals is to facilitate citizen participation and voter convenience. Click here and find out!

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Users from 343 towns and cities in Texas made 9,680 visits to the VOTE411 Voters Guides for the November 5, 2013, election.

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When You Go to Austin

When You Go to Austin: Capitol Guide to the 83rd Legislative Session is now available. Contact the state office for free printed copies.

Click here for the Capitol Guide Click here for the Capitol Guide

Health Care Access

Health care access (3)

What do you think the blue counties have that the rust colored ones don't? The answer is adequate access to health care. See The Texas Tribune interactive map and story here.

Facts and Issues - Should Water Be a Commodity

Water Study - Texas Water Resources as a Commodity

LWV Policy

LWV never supports or opposes candidates for office, or political parties, and any use of the LWV name in campaign advertising or literature has not been authorized.

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Call to Convention 2014

Save the dateLWV-TX Convention 2014 will be held in Austin, April 25-27, 2014 at The DoubleTree by Hilton at 6505 Interstate Highway-35 North.

Make plans now to attend the great events that are planned, including workshops, lunch with Ann McGeehan, and banquet honoring the Hobby family!

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LWV National Convention

Dallas, June 6-10

Hosted by the Dallas League, the 51st LWV National Convention celebrates "Power: Our Voices, Our Votes."

For information on the schedule, registration, and special events click here For information on the schedule, registration, and special events click here

Protecting Reproductive Choice

Julie Lowenberg's guest blog for LWVUS, 41 Years After Roe v. Wade: Protecting Abortion Access in Texas, is available here. A former state president, Julie is the LWV-TX issue chair for Public Policy on Reproductive Choice and Women's Health.

LWVTX/LWV-TEF 2012-2013 Annual Report

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The Affordable Care Act

See the latest LWV-TX publication on the Affordable Care Act entitled The Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, and the Health Insurance Marketplace. Use it for your members and your communities!

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2013 Summer Regional Trainings

LWV-Texas' Services to Local Leagues Committee (SLL) did a wonderful job organizing 3 Regional Trainings this summer with a theme of "Strategies for Savvy Leaguers: Thriving in Challenging Times!". They covered such topics as Program, Advocacy, Voter Service, Membership and much more. Thank you to the Leagues in Arlington, Kerrville and Lubbock for securing venues and providing refreshments. And thank you to all the members that attended!

Kerrville, July 13th

Arlington, June 29th

Lobby Days and Making Democracy Work Dinner 2013

Thank you to everyone that attended Lobby Days and the Making Democracy Work Dinner this year! View pictures of both events in the slideshows below.

Lobby Days 2013


Making Democracy Work Dinner 2013

New program updates approved at Statewide Conference:

What's New

  • Fall 2013 Texas VOTER now available, click here.

  • The 2013-2014 Handbook & Directory is now available here for all LWV-TX members. LWV-TX members may call the state office for login information for this password protected document.

Highlights of Local Leagues

"League of Women Voters Holding Public Forum on November Ballot"

LWV-Amarillo held a public forum on the ARC's $31.5-million bond issue and the proposed Texas Constitutional Amendments. Read more here.

"League of Women Voters keeps community informed"

LWV-Denton hopes to motivate and inform citizens so they can make better decisions when they go to the polls in upcoming elections. Read the full story, here.

"League of Women Voters hosts CSCOPE informational forum"

LWV-Marshall/Harrison County hosts a forum to inform the public and local educators on the details of the controversial CSCOPE curriculum making a revival as TEKS Resource System. Read more:

"Strong growth leads to award for League of Women Voters"

LWV-Marshall-Harrison County are celebrating another milestone - gaining national recognition for increasing its membership by more than 11 percent in 2012. Read the full story, here.

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League Advocacy - 83rd Legislature

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