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Statement

Published On 12/21/2023
Op Ed. 12.21.23 The League of Women Voters Austin Area strongly supports a joint primary that includes countywide voting and the current system for counting votes.
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Published On 12/11/2023
The Travis County Republican Party has recently put forth certain requests to the County Clerk regarding the 2024 Primary Election before signing a joint primary contract with Travis County. The League of Women Voters Austin Area strongly supports a joint primary. Please read below for our statement in response, as well as background information.
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Advocacy

Published On 9/27/2023
The main topic of discussion was and is, whether or not to increase the tax base to provide more funds for the Central Health District.
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Published On 9/27/2023
One topic receiving input concerned construction and improvements associated with the I-35 Cap and Stitch program.
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Published On 9/27/2023
Whether the local, state and national LWV speak, or LWV members speak as members responding to action alerts, or members speak as individuals representing themselves, speaking out and letting our voices be heard is important to a functioning democracy. Advocacy is a basic tenet of the League of Women Voters.
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Community and Policy

Published On 11/25/2023
The Charter Review Commission is made up of 11 voting members, and council members and the mayor shall have one nomination each. A nominee must reside within the Austin city limits, not be a lobbyist, and not have submitted a petition for an initiative or referendum election to the City Clerk in the last 5 years. The Commission will conduct public hearings on each proposal prior to submission of the Recommendation Report to the Council. Approved Charter amendments will appear on the November 2024 ballot.
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