Issue: Clean Elections

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Action Alert Julie Archer October 24, 2023
Thursday, October 26th: “Lunch Out Loud” Webinar Series Continues, Followed by “No Time to Fail” Virtual Watch Party
Join us this Thursday, October 26th at noon for the next webinar in our Lunch Out Loud series. Takeiya Smith and student leaders from Young West Virginia will be hosting a discussion on the challenges that youth face in our democracy. On Thursday evening, join us and our friends at Public Citizen for the premiere of “No Time to Fail,” a powerful film that gives voice to the unsung heroes of the 2020 election - election administrators. More
Issues: Clean ElectionsDemocracyVoting Rights
Action Alert Julie Archer July 21, 2023
Join Us July 28 at Noon for Lunch Out Loud
Join WV Citizen Action and partners for a series of webinars focused on challenges to our democracy and the actions we can take to protect our freedom to vote and hold those in power accountable. For our first “Lunch Out Loud” on July 28, Atiba Ellis, Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, and Anthony Majestro, a Charleston attorney with experience in election law, will discuss recent decisions by the US Supreme Court that affect voting rights, and what they mean for ballot access in West Virginia. The conversation will be moderated by former Secretary of State Natalie Tennant.  More
Issues: Clean ElectionsDemocracyVoting Rights
Advocacy Letter Julie Archer July 18, 2023
WV CAG & WV Citizens for Clean Elections Support the Freedom to Vote Act
WV CAG and WV Citizens for Clean Elections joined other members of the Declaration for American Democracy Coalition in sending letters of support to our to our House allies in support of the Freedom to Vote Act (FTVA) and in opposition to the "American Confidence in Elections" (ACE) Act. You can read our letter below ahead of the FTVA's reintroduction. To fortify free and fair elections and help get big, secret money out of politics, Congress must pass the Freedom to Vote Act. More
Issues: Clean ElectionsDemocracyVoting Rights
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson November 11, 2022
Post-Election VIRTUAL Debrief – 11/15 at 5:30PM
You're invited to join Rise Up WV & Young WV Forward for a VIRTUAL post-election debrief on Nov. 11/15 at 5:30PM. More
Issues: Clean Elections
Action Alert Julie Archer October 24, 2022
Are You Ready to Vote?
The General Election is coming up on Tuesday, November 8. Make sure you are ready to vote. More
Issues: Clean ElectionsElectionsVotingVoting Rights
Action Alert CAG July 12, 2022
A Survey to Safeguard Democracy: Help Us Spread the Word
As you may be aware, WVCAG and our partners in the WV Freedom to Vote Coalition have been engaged in an initiative to distribute a Voter Issues and Action Survey in order to identify the barriers WV voters face when attempting to access the polls. If you had an issue voting in the primary, we want to hear from you! Additionally, your help with disseminating the survey is crucial to the success of this initiative, so let’s get out there to listen to our fellow West Virginians and protect our vote! More
Issues: Clean ElectionsDemocracyDiscriminationVoting Rights
Press Release Julie Archer June 29, 2022
PRESS RELEASE: WV Freedom to Vote Coalition Launches Survey to Identify Obstacles Voters Faced in the 2022 Primary Election
The WV Freedom to Vote Coalition has launched a Voter Issue and Action Survey as part of a campaign that aims to expand voter access to the polls by directly listening to West Virginians More
Issues: Clean ElectionsVotingVoting Rights
Action Alert   June 24, 2022
A Survey to Safeguard Democracy
As we gather, as a nation, to reflect upon the prevalent circulation of the “Big Lie,” the alarming spread of right-wing extremism, and the resulting January 6th coup attempt, it is more important than ever that we take the necessary steps to safeguard our democracy. More
Issues: Clean ElectionsDemocracyVotingVoting Rights
Newsletter article Julie Archer March 7, 2022
Election Bills are a Disservice to West Virginia Voters
We need to restore balance to our democracy, attract qualified people who want to go into public service, and make sure every vote is counted and everyone’s voice is heard. More
Issues: Clean ElectionsDemocracyFair CourtsVoting Rights
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson September 7, 2021
Rally to Support Manchin’s Leadership on Voting Rights and Ending Dark Money
Let’s stand together to support Joe Manchin's leadership in bringing West Virginia's values to Washington! Come enjoy BBQ and join the fight to defend our democracy! More
Issues: Clean ElectionsDemocracyVoting Rights
Action Alert   August 25, 2021
March On for Voting Rights – Aug. 28th
Race Matters WV, in conjunction with its Community Block party on Saturday, August 28, will celebrate the 58th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic March on Washington. More
Issues: Clean ElectionsVoting Rights
Action AlertNewsletter article   July 22, 2021
Young WV’s For the People Week of Action
Our democracy is in crisis, but the power is in the next generation. Join Young WV and partners in mobilizing our communities to expand voting rights for all West Virginians and help garner community action in support of pro-democracy legislation like the For the People Act, John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, and D.C. Statehood! More
Issues: Clean ElectionsDemocracyVoting Rights
Newsletter article Julie Archer March 29, 2021
Take Action to Fight Voter Suppression
With 43 states, including West Virginia, trying to make it harder to vote, we need to fight voter suppression efforts and ensure the The For the People Act stays robust in order to protect every American’s freedom and right to vote. We also need to oppose SB 565 which would restrict West Virginians’ access to voting. We can’t let the assault on voting rights in West Virginia and around the country go unanswered. Please take action today.  More
Issues: Clean ElectionsDemocracyElectionsVoting Rights
Newsletter article Julie Archer March 1, 2021
Still Time to Contact Delegates on HJR 2
It’s obvious that at least some members of the Legislature are under the mistaken impression that the acting Supreme Court that intervened in the impeachment of former Justice Margaret Workman stripped them of their power to impeach. This is completely false. More
Issues: Clean ElectionsFair Courts
Newsletter article Gary Zuckett February 22, 2021
Haste Makes Waste – Week Two @ Legislature
Phil Kabler’s February 13th column outlines several quirks of this bizarre legislative session. One of the more concerning ones is the sheer number of ‘single shot’ bills, assigned to only one committee. More
Issues: Budget PrioritiesClean ElectionsCoronavirus ReliefCovid-19EducationEnvironmentHealthcareInequalityTaxesWorkers
Newsletter   February 22, 2021
Capital Eye Vol. 14 No. 2: 2021 – Week 3 of WV Legislative Session
This is Week 3 of the WV Legislative Session. Stay up-to-date on what’s happening under the dome by watching for our Capital Eye e-blast and following us. More
Issues: Budget PrioritiesClean ElectionsCoronavirus ReliefCovid-19EducationEnvironmentHealthcareInequalityTaxesWorkers
Newsletter article Julie Archer February 12, 2021
Defending and Strengthening Our Democracy and Our Courts: Challenges and Opportunities
We are at a critical juncture that presents both challenges and opportunities in regards to reforms that strengthen our democracy, and protect judicial independence. More
Issues: Budget PrioritiesClean ElectionsFair CourtsFair taxationVotingVoting Rights
Newsletter   February 12, 2021
Capital Eye Vol. 14 No. 1: 2021 Session Starts During “Best of Times, Worst of Times”
The 2021 Legislative Session started Wednesday. Stay up-to-date each week on what’s happening under the dome with WVCAG! More
Issues: Budget PrioritiesClean ElectionsCoronavirus ReliefCovid-19HealthcareTaxes
Action Alert Julie Archer January 26, 2021
“Conversations on Democracy” – Tues. JAN 26th @ 7:30 PM
"Conversations on Democracy" this Tuesday, January 26th at 7:30 PM. Discussion will be on improving our democracy before the next election by ending Citizens United and the electoral college, instituting ranked choice voting, ending corruption, and more. More
Issues: Clean ElectionsDemocracyInequalityVoting Rights
Action Alert Julie Archer January 26, 2021
ACTION ALERTS: We need your voice and WVCCE needs your support
As we begin a new year with a new president, we are at a critical juncture that presents both challenges and opportunities in regards to reforms that strengthen our democracy, and protect judicial independence. WV Citizen Action, in partnership with our WV Citizens for Clean Elections coalition partners, remains committed to the work needed to hold our government accountable, to ensure we create a country where everyone can thrive. More
Issues: Clean ElectionsDemocracyInequalityVoting Rights
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