League of Women Voters

Courtesy of Stop the Sweeps

Advocates for people who are homeless in Spokane are urging the city to stop its sweeps of outdoor encampments.

They’re also asking city officials to address more of the basic needs of people who live on the streets.

Spokane Voters' Group Teaches People About Redistricting

Feb 14, 2021
Washington Redistricting Commission

Washington’s 2021 Redistricting Commission is preparing to begin its one-every-10-year task. The board will hold public meetings around the state later this spring to help guide its work of redrawing political boundaries.

The League of Women Voters, this week, will hold two public webinars about redistricting and how people can let their voices be heard.

Courtesy of League of Women Voters

The U.S. on Tuesday celebrated 100 years of women being allowed to vote.

The 19th Amendment was ratified on August 18, 1920 by the legislature in Tennessee. The Volunteer State was the 36th to approve the measure. That pushed it over the threshold that qualified it for the U.S. Constitution.

The amendment spawned an organization that is now well-known for its involvement with voting.