STATE LEAGUE POSITION ON LEGISLATIVE PROCEDURES(1/31/2017)
The State Board approved a new position at its meeting in January, based on the responses from the local Leagues on the “update” of the state position. See the new position here.
On November 7, 2017, voters will go into voting booths throughout New York State and, as they are every 20 years, will be faced with the Constitutionally mandated question, ”Shall there be a convention to revise the constitution and amend the same?” (1/13/2017)
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Women’s Suffrage Centennial Celebrations
Get ready to celebrate four important 100 year anniversaries (1/20/2017)
NYS women secured the right to vote on November 6, 1917
LWVNYS was founded on November 19, 1919
LWVUS was founded on February 14, 1920
The 19th Amendment to the US Constitution (giving American women the right to vote) was officially certified on August 26, 1920
Materials, resources and information are available here