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VOTERS NATIONAL MEETING TO CELEBRATE 95th ANNIVERSARY
[INDIVIDUAL NAME] Helps Position the League for 95 More Years of Making Democracy Work®
[YOUR COMMUNITY] – The League of Women Voters of [LEAGUE NAME] was represented by [INDIVIDUAL NAME(s)] at the League of Women Voters of the United States (LWVUS) biennial National Council held June 18-21, 2015 in Leesburg, VA. [INDIVIDUAL LAST NAME] was one of 110 individuals representing 43 states in attendance.
While in Leesburg, [LAST NAME] joined League leaders from across the country in strategic conversations about the critical issues facing citizens nationwide, such as barriers to voting, money in politics and redistricting. With the League marking its 95th anniversary this year, the speeches by LWVUS president Elisabeth MacNamara and other experts discussed the important role and impact of the League, as well as how the League will continue to fight to keep the power of our democracy in the hands of the people into the future.
“Through our unwavering commitment to Making Democracy Work®, the League is building on our legacy to empower people across the country to make their voices heard in our political process, protecting our planet for future generations, keeping secret money out of politics, and ensuring our elections are fair, free and accessible. All the while, the League remains at the forefront of helping voters cast their ballot, utilizing such tools as VOTE411.org, a cutting-edge election information website utilized by millions of voters each election cycle,” said president MacNamara.
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“I was proud to represent the League of Women Voters of [LEAGUE NAME] at National Council 2015,” [LAST NAME] said. “I was reminded what a powerful role the League continues to play in our democracy – not just in [state], but across the country as a powerful national network that includes nearly 800 state and local Leagues.
“As we continue to mark the League’s 95th anniversary and with our 100th on the horizon, League members throughout [CITY/STATE] are keeping our eyes and our energies firmly on the future and the actions we will be undertaking to realize our goal: A better [CITY/STATE] and a better America,” concluded [LAST NAME].
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The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy thorough education and advocacy. Membership is open to men and women of all ages. With nearly 800 affiliates across the county, the League is one of the nation’s most trusted organizations.