Register To Vote on Your Phone or Online!

Download the mobile app (Vote for Alabama) to quickly and easily register to vote for the first time or to update your current registration due to address or name change. Correct address = better voting experience!


Valid Photo Voter ID is Required to Vote: What Do I Need?

Bring one of the following valid (unexpired) photo IDs when you go to vote:

  • Valid Alabama Driver’s License (unexpired or no more than 60 days past expired)
  • Valid Alabama Nondriver ID
  • Valid Alabama Photo Voter ID Card (available for free if you do not possess one of the other valid IDs)
  • Valid State Issued ID (Alabama or any other state) (including unexpired driver's licenses from other states)
  • Valid Federal issued ID
  • Valid US passport
  • Valid Employee ID from Federal Government, State of Alabama, County, Municipality, Board or other entity of this state
  • Valid student or employee ID from a public or private college or university in the State of Alabama (including postgraduate technical or professional schools)
  • Valid student or employee ID issued by a state institution of higher learning in any other state (does not include private universities in other states)
  • Valid Military ID
  • Valid Tribal ID

How To Obtain a Free Voter ID (if you do not possess a valid photo ID)

Fact Sheet: What you need to know to get a Photo Voter ID Card
Examples of Identity Documents to obtain a FREE Photo ID
Here is a copy of the booklet from the AlabamaVotes.gov that outlines the photo ID law.


The LWVEA panel on Human Trafficking in Alabama was held on Monday, March 21st, in the Fellowship Hall of the Auburn First Baptist Church. More than 50 interested citizens attended to hear more about this important issue. The panelists included the following:

  • Dr. Arianne Gaetano (AU Dept. Of Sociology, Anthropology, & Social Work)
  • Ms. Lisa Stephens (Domestic Violence Intervention Center)
  • Rev. Dr. Katherine Martin (Retired Social Worker)
  • Ms. Jessica Ventiere (Assistant District Attorney, Lee County DA’s Office)

For more information about combatting human trafficking, see the following resources:


Wish you knew more about what's going on during Alabama's current legislative session? The League of Women Voters of Alabama keeps citizens informed with a Legislative Report of issues of importance to the League. This report includes information like bill sponsors, text of the bill and legislation status. Check it out! http://www.lwval.org/takeaction/legreport2016/


Online Voter Registration in Alabama is here (Citizens must meet certain requirements and must have a valid Alabama Driver's License or valid Alabama Non-Driving ID Card)


LWVEA Awarded Education Grant to Continue Youth Voter Registration Efforts in Lee and Macon Counties; Partnering with Auburn University's Chapter of the SPLC

We are so thrilled to announce that the League of Women Voters Education Fund has awarded LWVEA a pass-through grant to support our voter registration activities. This grant will fund our program to register high school seniors in Lee and Macon County this spring and early fall! We are excited to work with the AU Chapter of the Southern Poverty Law Center to double our efforts here in East Alabama. Read about us here! UPDATE: On February 9th, LWVEA and SPLC on Campus volunteers visited Opelika High School and registered more than 90 students!


Calendar of Events (Updated)

"One Voter, One Star" - The LWVEA has a goal of registering at least 1000 voters before November 2016. We have twenty American flags printed out and we add one star for every voter we help to register or update their address. We also develop and distribute citizen & voter educational materials. Click here to volunteer for a Voter Registration Event.

April 30 (Saturday) - Auburn CityFest The LWVEA will be on hand to register voters again at this year's CityFest at Kiesel Park.

May 14 (Saturday) - LWV of Alabama State Council Meeting The LWV of Alabama will hold its biennial Council meeting at the Unitarian Church in Montgomery from 9AM until 4PM. More details to follow.

Upcoming Voter Registration Events

On-going - Area senior living and retirement communities The LWVEA will be visiting local senior living and retirement communities in the area. Updating addresses is an inportant part of our work

On-going - Local high school and university registration drives We are always looking for more events to add to our schedule. Let us know if you have an event where we can participate.

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED! We know your time is valuable. Voter registration events are a great way to give back to the community with very little time commitment from you. Email Kristen at president@lwv-eastalabama.org for more information on volunteer opportunities or if you have a suggestion for an event.


   Lilly Ledbetter, Women's Equality Day 2015

Lilly Ledbetter was the special guest of the LWVEA for Women's Equality Day 2015. Read more in the Plainsman and in the O-A News.


New Alabama Voter Registration Forms are available. In order to have a positive voting experience, the first step is to register or update your registration if you have moved.


Read Charlotte Ward's remembrances of the LWV of East Alabama (originally known as the LWV of Auburn)


Guide To Your Government 2016 is here!

This guide has contact information for Auburn and Opelika city council members, Lee County commissioners, state legislators, members of Congress, as well as much more information. Once the file is opened, you will need to zoom in for easier viewing. Please let us know if the links for emails and websites do not work. Your representatives are waiting to hear from you!


Photo Voter ID Law: Documents from the LWV of Alabama
Fact Sheet: What you need to know to get a Photo Voter ID Card
Examples of Identity Documents
Here is a copy of the booklet from the Alabama Secretary of State that outlines the new photo ID law.


2016 Guide to Your Government
This is our comprehensive guide to contact information for local, state and federal governments.


Past LWVEA Voters:  

January 2015

September 2014    August 2014

March 2014       February 2014
January 2014   November 2013
October 2013   September 2013  
August 2013    July 2013


 Tailgate @ the Library
 
The LWVEA is all set to register voters at the Draughon Library on the Auburn campus! This looks GREAT!!!
 
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We Need Your Help!
The LWVEA now has active Facebook and Twitter accounts that already have posts and tweets. We need you to go to these sites and "Like" or "Follow" the LWVEA to increase our public presence and to join in the dialogue.

We also need suggestions of who/what to follow.  The LWVEA is already following several news outlets, local politicians and other Leagues but we can always add more! Send a message to 
@lwveastal to make suggestions.

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