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The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan organization whose purpose is to promote political responsibility through informed and active participation in government. Membership is open to anyone 16 and older, and includes membership in the Leagues of Women Voters of Pennsylvania and the United States.

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VOTING MAY BE OVER but the Electoral College still needs to vote, and the vote count finalized and certified.

December 14, 2020 - The Electoral College votes
January 6, 2021, 1 PM - The final vote count is certified
 
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MAJOR POLITICAL ISSUES REMAIN TO BE ADDRESSED
 
UPDATE ON REDISTRICTING EFFORTS IN PA
Fair Districts PA continues the effort to end gerrymandering in Pennsylvania.
See the Hot Topics page for action needed before January 5, 2021 when the Legislature will vote on the rules that will shape their work for the next two years. 
 
From the Philadelphia Inquirer, July 9, "The stakes are significant: Independent research shows gerrymandering protects incumbents and strips communities of political power by heavily concentrating one party’s voters into a single district or spreading them out unnaturally."
       
See the Calendar Page for two important Town Hall Meetings on Redistricting:
Reform the Rules Town Hall, a zoom virtual meeting, Dec. 2, 4-5:30 PM.  To register, www.fairdistrictspa.com.
Legislative and Congressional Redistricting Act (LACRA) which is designed to ensure transparency in the redistricting process and to provide significant opportunities for public participation.  
 
SEE THE HOT TOPICS PAGE FOR MORE CURRENT ISSUES
 
 
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