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Divided We Fall: Unity without Tragedy

This video is about citizens from many backgrounds listening to each other as they discuss many of the issues present in our country today. Click here to view.

What is Ranked Choice Voting?

Twenty-five states already have some form of Ranked Choice Voting (RCV). Adam Friedman is from Massachusetts and well known on the subject of RCV. Several groups including the LWV of Greater Tucson sponsored this presentation in January of 2020. This video is about 55 minutes long. Click here to watch.

Ohio EPA Holding Public Hearing to Discuss Permit Modification for IronUnits Facility in Toledo

Commemorating the Suffrage Centennial - News and Resources

With the help of Ohio Humanities, LWV Ohio has been able to work on a number of projects to commemorate the Centennial that are available to the public.

  • LWV Ohio Suffrage Reading List: This curated reading and media list highlight the struggles and successes of the suffrage movement, and is for all ages - including baby board books and youth nonfiction and fiction chapter books.
  • The Complicated Struggle for Women Suffrage: A inter-sectional discussion guide to the woman's suffrage movement, challenges faced by early women leaders, and why suffrage still matters today. The guide particularly explores synergies of the suffrage and abolition movements and the many challenges faced by black women for racial and gender equality.
  • 2020 Census

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    Fixing a Broken Congress

    For Female Candidates, Harassment and Threats Come Every Day

    How Easy is it to Vote in the State of Ohio? A New Study

    S.W.A.M.P. Index (States With Anti-Corruption Measures for Public officials) uses 8 criteria to score the 50 states on the laws and policies governing the conduct of public officials in state government. A score of 100 is perfect; Ohio scored 61. Read this short overview HERE, written by Laurie Sherman, Policy Adviser at Coalition for Integrity in Washington, DC.