In the League, program planning has a special meaning. This process generates study ideas at the grass roots level and results in adopting one or more studies at a League convention.
Focus: A study to examine how voting systems work, the integrity of the system, and safeguards against tampering or altering vote-counting mechanisms. Voting systems include electronic voting, military and other absentee ballots, provisional ballots, and online voting.
Scope: Speak to Elections Administrator and the Ballot Board. Briefly describe how each voting system works and what security measures are taken. Some issues to consider for electronic voting:
. Who writes programs
. Background checks on staff
. Whether more than one person is involved in each step
. Independent testing of system
. Storage of system when not in use; integrity in transporting system
. Intrusion deterrent and detection
North Texas Municipal Water District
. The Journey of Water video (7 min)
. Water quality reports
. Water fact sheets
Modify to work under LWV-TX action program for 2016-2018 as follows:
. Continue presentations on Making Democracy Work and Talking about Voting as part of the LWV-CC Speakers Bureau
. Collaborate with Junior League of Collin County (JLCC) and other organizations to improve voter turnout
. Continue to distribute GOTV wallet cards at LWV-CC events and reprint as needed
. Distribute current supplies of GOTV yard signs and action kits to members
Continue encouraging members to visit governmental meetings as part of the LWV-CC Observer Corps.