“The rules should not impose requirements on the issuers of the photo ID cards to establish voter eligibility, as that responsibility must remain only with the county Boards of Election to enable students and employees to vote,” Marian Lewin, president of the League of Women Voters in Wake County, said at a public hearing last week.
“A rally featured women from the Southern Coalition for Social Justice, League of Women Voters, the state chapter of the NAACP and other organizations.”
LWV-Wake Board member Dianna Wynn was one of the featured speakers at the Raleigh Women’s March on January 26, 2019. Watch WTVD-ABC11’s video of the entire rally. (Wynn's remarks begin approximately 29 and half minutes into the video.)
The League of Women Voters of Wake County co-sponsored a candidate forum for the Wake County Board of Education districts 5 and 8 on October 17, 2018. The forum was moderated by WRAL’s Brad Johansen and livestreamed by WRAL. Watch the the entire forum here.
The League of Women Voters of Wake County co-sponsored a candidate forum for the Wake County Board of Commissioners on October 16, 2018. The forum was moderated by WRAL’s Gerald Owens and livestreamed by WRAL. Watch the the entire forum here.
Watch the candidate forum for Wake Board of Education Eastern Wake districts 1 and 3. The forum was recorded and broadcast by East Wake TV. (The League of Women Voters of Wake County was a cosponsor of this forum.)
No one denies the Civil War occurred or its role in Southern history; nor can anyone deny that alumni of the University of North Carolina fought and died in this war. Perhaps respect for this statue, erected more than 50 years after the war ended, would be better served if it were re-erected elsewhere complete with an appropriate dedication allowing all to better understand the feelings surrounding this situation.
“We have a significant disabled community, so we want to make sure the machines that are designed to help them really work,” said Marian Lewin, president of the Wake County League of Women Voters. “The machines that they’ve (currently) certified for the disabled are very old and very cranky and don’t work very often. We have a lot of old machines that just need to be replaced.”
“Marches are one way citizens can peacefully show their concern and bring an issue into clearer focus.”
“Tthe NAACP, Democracy North Carolina, the League of Women Voters, AARP, the North Carolina Justice Center and Common Cause North Carolina all said requiring IDs would cause more problems than they would solve.”