Young Voter

Archive for March

4/3 Wisconsin Election: We’re at the Polls - It’s Going Down

WHERE do I vote? Find your polling place HERE.
HOW do I vote? You DO NOT NEED A PHOTO ID for this election and you can register to vote at the polls. Come from 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. on 4/3. Your employer is legally required to allow you a three hour period to vote on Election Day.

[PHOTO GALLERY] #AskTheCandidate

For immediate release: Motion Filed to Intervene in Texas v. Holder Photo ID Lawsuit

Texas League of Young Voters Education Fund Files Motion in Federal District Court to Intervene in Texas’s Discriminatory Photo ID Lawsuit

HOUSTON, Texas, March 20, - Yesterday, the Texas League of Young Voters Education Fund and a group of Black college students at Prairie View A & M and Texas Southern universities, represented by the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit to prevent the implementation of a discriminatory photo ID law, and to defend the constitutionality of the Voting Rights Act.  Read more…

Texas League Fellows: Young Activists in the Making

Reflections from Terin Bufford, a current Texas League Spring Fellow.

“Who makes words?”  “Get your weight up.” “WE ARE SOCIETY!”

These are all phrases that could be heard at the February training for the Texas League Fellows in Houston. We came together to learn how to make local change by empowering our peers and building smart campaigns.

Christina Sanders, state director of the Texas League of Young Voters, along with her team, did an amazing job with breaking down the information that was presented to the Fellows.

“Your fear of winning doesn’t make sense,” Sanders said as she spoke to us. “There’s no such thing as losing.” Read more…