Where We Stand on Alabama Issues
(LWVAL Program and Advocacy)
Citizen Education & Voter Service
(LWVAL Education Fund)

woman studying books jpgMock Constitutional Convention Drafts a New Constitution for AL

Delegates to the Mock Constitutional Convention have drafted a constitution for the state of Alabama. 

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The LWVAL believes that the 1901 Alabama contitution is unfair and unjust. We have supported constitutional reform for 50 years. Read the facts about our state constitution and the history of the reform movement and make your own decision.

The 2009 Regular Session of the Alabama Legislature adjourned May 15, sine die.

The League of Women Voters of Alabama strives to strengthen democracy and improve the quality of life for all Alabama citizens. During the 2009 Regular Session of the Alabama Legislature, the League took action on its advocacy priorities. We hope our weekly report on this website kept you informed on the issues and legislative actions. We thank you for contacting your state legislators to affect positive change when called upon during this 2009 Legislative Session. 
  • LWVAL Legislative Report
    LWVAL followed the progress of legislation important to LWVAL positions and legislative priorities throughout the 2009 Alabama Legislative Session.  In the Legislative Report you can read about the action taken by the League and citizens like you who supported our efforts. The Legislative Report remains posted for your review of legislation presented and action taken during the session.
  • ALISON - Alabama Legislative Information System Online Go here to research all state legislation. Includes bills, meeting calendars, resolutions, confirmations, end-of-day reports, etc.  The information about bills includes sponsors, history, fiscal notes, amendments & substitutions, and status. Search bills by number, keyword or content. (ALISON is compatable with MS Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Apple Safari, including the iPhone.)

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League of Women Voters of Alabama

P. O. Box 1326
Tuscaloosa, AL  35403
205 871-8194 voice
205 879-8936 facsimile

Other Leagues:
Study Finds Overseas Alabama Citizens Unable to Vote

A January 2009 report based on a study of the 2008 election by  Making Voting Work, a project of the Pew Center for the States, finds Alabama among the 16 states and DC that do not allow overseas military personnel enough time to vote.  The Alabama turn around process for the overseas ballots is the longest in the nation -- 88 days. Read more...

Election Results

Published by the
LWVAL Education Fund
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Alabama Election 2008
Headquarters for election information from the LWVAL Education Fund

Alabama Votes
Election Tools

from the
AL Secretary of State

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Vote411 logo, LWVUS election information website
Get state and national election information from Vote411.org provided by LWVUS.

The Alabama Legislature:  Facts and Issues
This report is based on a 3 year study conducted by the League of Women Voters of Alabama. It is written to meet LWV Education Fund standards for accuracy, objectivity, balance, and a fair representation of all major points of view. Hardcopies are available or read it online.

Who Speaks for You?
Find out who your state representatives are, what they're doing to represent you, and how to contact them to express your views. (Also provides resources for finding your congressional representatives and other officials, both state and federal.) 

State Legislation 
Keep track of the action during the session (or after!) by visiting
the AL Legislative Information System Online (ALISON) . Search for bills concerning issues important to you. Search for your legislators' support or opposition and votes. ALISON includes information about bills such as sponsors, history, fiscal notes, amendments and substitutions, and status. Search bills by number, keyword or content. (ALISON is compatable with MS Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Apple Safari, including the iPhone.)

Environmental Management in Alabama - Facts and Issues - The status of some environmental issues in Alabama. Published by LWVAL Education Fund, 1999. (Dated, but still contains valuable information.)


The LWVAL Education Fund provides non-partisan information to the citizens of Alabama about public issues, voting, and the democratic process. Please click here to make a tax-free donation.
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