League of Women Voters Urges NC Board of Elections to Withhold Certification of Systems or Machines That Do Not Use Hand-Marked Ballots

The League of Women Voters urges the NC Board of Elections to withhold certification of any systems or machines that do not use hand-marked ballots. The voting public in North Carolina is very aware of the vulnerabilities of our elections. Recent reports in the press have highlighted the possibility of hacking from outside forces and the risks posed within the less-than-transparent internal operations of various election equipment vendors.

League of Women Voters Urges Fairness in Redrawing Wake County Voting Maps

Dianna Wynn, President of the League of Women Voters of Wake County, states that “in the process of redrawing Wake County voting maps in accordance with the court’s ruling, we ask that the NC legislature carefully avoid racial or additional partisan gerrymandering. This should not be a process of swapping one set of unconstitutional voting maps with another set of unfair or unconstitutional maps.”

League of Women Voters Endorses Apex Town Council Resolution in Support of the Equal Rights Amendment

The League of Women Voters of Wake County strongly endorses a resolution passed this evening by the Apex Town Council calling on the NC General Assembly to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). With the filing of NC House Bill 271 and Senate Bill 184 in March of this year, North Carolina has the opportunity to become the 38th and final state needed to ratify.

League of Women Voters to Recognize Women Elected Officials At Annual Women’s Equality Day Celebration

The League of Women Voters of Wake County will celebrate Women’s Equality Day by recognizing women who were elected and currently serve in state and county offices, on city councils within Wake County and in the judiciary. The reception begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, August 23rd at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall in Raleigh.