Last updated on: 5/4/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

League of Women Voters of the United States Biography

Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
Reasoning:

“At the 2004 Convention, the League determined that in order to ensure integrity and voter confidence in elections, the League of Women Voters of the United States (LWVUS) supports the implementation of voting systems and procedures that are secure, accurate, recountable, and accessible. The LWVUS neither supports nor opposes any specific type of voting technology and supports technical innovations.”

League of Women Voters of the United States email to ProCon.org on May 26, 2006

Description:

A nonpartisan political organization working to improve our country’s systems of government and impact public policies through citizen education and advocacy

Mission:

“The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.”

League of Women Voters website (accessed Aug. 18, 2006)

Other:
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Quoted in:
  1. Do Poll Workers Have Sufficient Support Mechanisms to Deal with Unanticipated Technical Issues with Electronic Voting Machines on Election Day?