North Carolina

North Carolina

Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy.

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

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The same group that fought for ratification of the ERA in Virginia has come up with Vote Equality U.S. – a non-partisan, awareness-building campaign for ERA with links to candidates’ stances on the Equal Right

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A statement from LWVNC President Jo Nicholas: 

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The Policing Practices Working Group of LWVNC will be conducting a five-part program examining the interaction of communities with law enforcement.

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Both Delores Johnson Hurt of League of Women Voters of Charlotte-Mecklenburg​ and Marian Lewin of LWVNC are quoted in Ms. Magazine​.

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On Sept. 3, Cardinal & Pine published an article titled: "A Few Lawsuits Later, The Courts Made Voting in NC in 2020 More Fair. Here's What You Need to Know." 

It begins: 

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Note: LWVNC sent the following email to our subscribers on Aug. 15. Not on our email list? Sign up here

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Over 100,000 Voters Will Be Protected in November with New Process

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A new report from the League of Women Voters of Wake County details the cost of unfair redistricting in the state and provides recommendations for a transparent map-drawing process.

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Where did the year go? It’s hard to believe that we have finished a year since our convention. What a year it has been! It’s amazing when you have served in this capacity before how things have changed between the years.

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — On Friday, May 22, the League of Women Voters of North Carolina filed a federal lawsuit challenging several of the state’s registration and voting requirements, including the

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State Board of Elections in partnership with the NC Department of Motor Vehicles (NC-DMV) are offering some online voter registration services (

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LWV is an organization fully committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in principle and in practice. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to the organization’s current and future success in engaging all individuals, households, communities, and policy makers in creating a more perfect democracy.


In 2020 the League of Women Voters (LWV) will celebrate its 100th anniversary and the LWVNC joins more than 700 other local and state chapters to celebrate this historic milestone.