Mississippi

Mississippi

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan, multipurpose organization of women and men that encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government and influences policy through education and advocacy. The League does not support or oppose candidates or political parties. We do provide a forum where all candidates to an office can state their own positions.

election film
Event Date: 
Jun 25 2020 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Event location: 

Cannon Lot

A University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media faculty member is featured in the election documentary “Win, Lose or Draw Straws” that will be presented Thursday, June 25 in Oxford.

voting legislation
Public Statement

The League of Women Voters of Mississippi heartily supports the efforts of our Legislators in expanding the opportunity for Absentee Voting through the passage of HB 1521.

News

Jackson VP interviews Senator David Blount

Dear Friends and Members of the League of Women Voters,

As health concerns related to the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) grow, the League’s public outreach work will be affected as we all focus on the safety of our families and our communities. With that in mind, we urge everyone to monitor announcements from our State Department of Health and from the CDC in making decisions about hosting or attending public meetings and events.

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Action Alerts

Contact your state legislators and tell them you want mail-in voting added as a option for this November's election.

Delbert Hoseman , Mississippi Lt. Governor
News

"(Hosemann) said there will be a focus on voting that was not present before the recess.

votes for women - history
Event Date: 
Mar 26 2020 - 5:30pm
Event location: 

Millsaps College

CANCELED 
 
East Central Mississippi LWV
Press Mention
100th LWV birthday
Event Date: 
Feb 29 2020 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Saengar Theater

people-powered fair maps tm
Press Mention

Christy Wheeler & Carol Andersen, Co-Presidents, League of Women Voters of Mississippi sign on to editorial

LWV 100 Years Strong 1920-2020
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LWV of Jackson MS

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Jackson Voter

 

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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.