NEWS & UPDATES

In Memoriam

In Memoriam – Honoring the lives of longtime League members and supporters Gloria Herman passed away on Friday, August 14 at the age of 96. Gloria served as President of the League of Women Voters…

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100th Annual Meeting Highlights + Reflection

For 100 years, the League of Women Voters of Houston has stood strong with our community, growing into the vital force we are today: pushing democracy forward by increasing political participation and empowering voters with…

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This #GivingTuesdayNow | May 5th

While COVID-19 has fundamentally transformed our modern world, we know that our right to a free and fair election has not changed. The League of Women Voters has been helping defend democracy for over 100…

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Primary Election Runoffs Delayed Until July

Primary Election Runoffs Delayed Until July Harris County Clerk Offices Remain Closed to the Public, Limited Services Online FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23, 2020 (Houston, Texas) – Texas Governor Greg Abbott has postponed the May…

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Defend Democracy: Now More Than Ever

Dear Members, Partners and Friends, I hope this letter finds you and your loved ones faring as well as possible during these challenging times. Last week I shared a video message imploring us to seek…

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How to Get Houston Voting

Feature in Houstonia Magazine – February 2020 At first blush, the mission seems simple enough. “We want people to vote, we want to make it easy to vote, and we want to inform people,” says…

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Houston voter Unit Meetings

Get involved and join our Houston Unit Meetings!

Want to get involved? Join our Unit Meetings! Our League of Women Voters of Houston Unit Meetings are a wonderful way to become better informed about topics of interest to our city while meeting and…

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LWV U.S. Features LWV Houston

LWV of Houston Registers More Than 31,000 New Citizens to Vote in 2019 This LWV US blog post was contributed by MaryJane Mudd, President, League of Women Voters of Houston. Dr. Annie Johnson Benifield, VP…

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Remembering Ann Herbage

There are friends, there is family — and then there are friends who become family. Many in the League of Women Voters of Houston would say that Ann Herbage was indeed like family to them,…

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League of Women Voters of Houston Assisted More Than 30,000 New U.S. Citizens Register to Vote in 2019

Eight out of ten newly naturalized U.S. citizens in the Houston area accessed their right to vote during 2019, the League of Women Voters of Houston announced today. League volunteers, acting as Deputy Voter Registrars…

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