NEWS & UPDATES

Parents’ experiences fire up voting advocate – an interview with LWV Houston Board President Annie Johnson Benifield

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This Week in Texas: What should voters expect after all ballots are counted?

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Now that early voting is underway, This Week in Texas looks at the key things to keep an eye on once the votes are counted. We talk with experts in polling and…

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Annie Benifield Leads League of Women Voters Houston

For Annie Benifield, voting is in her blood. Her father was a first generation born out of slavery African American, who lived to be 90 years old and never missed an opportunity to vote once…

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LWV Houston President-Elect Claudia Ortega Hogue Speaks to Univision About the Upcoming Election

Faltan muy pocos días para las elecciones del 8 de noviembre. Por eso, te explicamos cómo puedes participar de la votación anticipada si vives en el estado de Texas.  Ya comenzó el período de votación…

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Get Out To Vote Rally – October 22, 2022

Get Out To Vote Rally – October 22, 2022 As part of the Leagues’ focus on voter empowerment and turnout, the LWVH worked with a coalition of local groups including Divine Nine, Houston Defender Network,…

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Minority voters 50% more likely to have ballots rejected under new Texas voting law, study finds

The state’s new mail voting requirements caused nearly 25,000 ballots to be rejected in the March primaries. Houston Chronicle WASHINGTON — Voters of color were 50 percent more likely than white voters to have mail…

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Dr. Annie Benifield on KPRC 2

Dr. Annie Johnson Benifield speaks to Khambrel Marshall of KPRC 2 Newsmakers about the upcoming election, the Voters Guide and the League of Women Voters of Houston.

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Voter Registration Activities

September 20, 2022 was National Voter Registration Day, but LWV Houston volunteers will continue to conduct voter registration activities across the city until the voter registration deadline on October 11. National Voter Registration Day, KPRC…

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LWV wraps up week-long effort to register HISD students to vote

The League of Women voters went to the halls of HISD high schools this week to register students to vote. View story by KHOU11 and images from the voters registration efforts below. Read the article…

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2021-2022 Rising Stars Celebration

The 2021-2022 Rising Stars celebrated the completion of their program and Women’s Equality Day on August 25. The reception held at the White Rhino included drinks, networking and silent auction items. The LWV thanks the…

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