Countdown to the
November 3, 2020
Know Your Voting Rights in Nebraska Brochure Now Available!
All the information Nebraskans need to exercise their right to vote. Share the PDF with your friends; print it out (use legal-size paper) and post at work.
TAKE ACTION ON
H.R. 2382 repeals the requirement that the U.S. Postal Service annually prepay future retirement health benefits. This long standing requirement has been a major cause of the USPS’s current financial problems. Contact our U.S. senators to urge action on H.R. 2382 to solidify the finances of the USPS so our mail and ballots are delivered on time.
LWVNE ANNUAL MEETING GOES VIRTUAL
ON AUGUST 22
Please join us via Zoom on Saturday, August 22, from 9:45 a.m. (check in until 10 a.m) to 1 p.m. We are excited to get together virtually to share information for 2020-2021, including plans for the November 3 election.
We have added two pre-annual meeting caucuses on potential studies up for approval, Reimagining Public Safety and Money in Politics.
LWVNE SUPPORTS RURAL BROADBAND
In an article published in The Daily Record, LWVNE Social Policy Co-Director Carol Dennison writes about LWVNE priority bill LB 996, which facilitates the collection of data from rural internet providers to determine the accessibility of high-speed internet in individual households. The bill was sponsored by Sen. Tom Brandt of Plymouth and signed into law by Gov. Pete Ricketts on July 27, 2020. Gov. Ricketts has also allotted $40 million of Cares Act funding to remote access grants for rural internet.
DR. DEBORAH TURNER OF NEBRASKA ELECTED 20TH PRESIDENT OF LWVUS
Dr. Turner was elected president at the 54th national convention of the League of Women Voters in June 2020 and will serve in this position until June 2022.
COUNTY DROP BOXES PROVIDE SAFE, SECURE AND EASY WAY TO APPLY FOR AND RETURN VOTE BY MAIL BALLOTS
Collection boxes for any county business, including Vote by Mail applications and/or Vote by Mail ballots, are available at all county courthouses across Nebraska.
REGISTER TO VOTE ONLINE
Exercise your constitutional right to vote.
Last day to register online or
to postmark your voter registration application.
Stay safe and request a Vote by Mail ballot #VoteByMail #VoteFromHome
July 6 – 6 p.m. October 23:
Submit your application for a Vote by Mail ballot
for the 2020 general election.
CONTACT YOUR NEBRASKA SENATOR
Contact your Nebraska state legislator to voice your opinion about an issue or bill.
Let your voice be heard!