The right to vote is a fundamental principle of our democracy. When more Americans can participate in our elections, the outcome better reflects who we are as a state and as a nation. We work to promote policies and procedures that increase voter turnout and help make our elections more free, fair and accessible.

Employing Technology to Ensure Fair & Accurate Elections

LWV-Wake has developed a report, Employing Technology to Ensure Fair and Accurate Election Records, which makes specific recommendations for adopting a set of established cybersecurity “best practices” and for joining other states in a nation-wide consortium for sharing and matching voter data.

Opposition to Voter ID Requirement

League Position on Voter ID Constitutional Amendment - One page summary of LWV-Wake's opposition to amending the North Carolina state constitution to require voter identification at the voting polls.

Voter ID Does Not Effectively Identify Ineligible Voters - This one-page fact sheet briefly explains why a voter identification requirement is not an effective option for identifying ineligible voters or preventing voter fraud.

Early Voting

LWV-Wake Position Statement on Expanded Early Voting (July 9, 2018) - Read our brief statement explaining why an expansive early voting plan is important in Wake County.

LWV-Wake Position Statement Opposing Early Voting Restrictions (June 14, 2018) - Read our brief statement expressing serious concern regarding restrictions on early voting site operations.

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