​Together Frankfort

National Voter Registration Day is just around the corner! 


For the third time, Together Frankfort is a partner in the National Voter Registration Day celebrations! NVRD, held every year on the 4th Tuesday of September gives us a head start on getting folks registered! First celebrated in 2012, it is a nonpartisan civic holiday that celebrates our democracy, and one that involves the collective efforts of thousands of volunteers, nonprofit organizations, businesses, schools, libraries, election officials, and more from all over the country.

This year, National Voter Registration Day will take place on Tuesday, September 28. 


National Voter Registration Day is supported by:

 ~  National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS)

 ~  National Association of State Election Directors (NASED)

 ~  National Association of Election Officials (Election Center)

 ~  U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC).


Have you moved this year? Had a birthday & turned 18? Got married & changed your name? Click here to register, online, to vote in Kentucky elections. Secretary of State Michael Adams announced recently that, after two months of small increases in Kentucky’s voter registration, the numbers remained stagnant in August.  Be like George (Costanza) - get focused on voting!





 








Be a part of Frankfort & Franklin County's work for Juneteenth 2022 and racial equity!


  Here's a proposal some local folks assembled for local consideration!

We need YOU! ​​​​​


As Together Frankfort continues into the important work of this challenging year 2021,  we request your involvement and, if possible, your support.  Click on the link, fill out the form, make a declaration of your Together Frankfort membership & involvement.  



If at all possible, couple that declaration with a donation, of any amount, (click the red Donate button below) help with our programs. Thank you!

​​Together Frankfort - Our Mission


Together Frankfort is a non-partisan, volunteer group of Kentuckians who seek to exercise and protect the principles embodied in our Constitution by being engaged and responsible participants in democracy.  


We advocate for integrity and transparency in government and political actions, and fair and equal application of the law and civil rights for all people. 


We support economic and social policies that ensure continuing opportunity for individuals and families. 


We are committed to our country and to the welfare of our fellow citizens regardless of political affiliation, and to solutions that cross partisan divides.


Membership is open to all -- please sign up, participate, learn, act!

National Voter Registration Day Discussed

​​​​How should our state be redistricted? Learn USING REAL CENSUS DATA!

Redistricting in Kentucky and the Fair Maps Initiative


The League of Women Voters of Kentucky (LWVKY) invite you to a virtual Fair Maps Forum, on Thursday, October 14, 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT. Together Frankfort and the Bluegrass Central Chapter of the American Association of University Women are proud cosponsors of this important webinar. Please register, for the Frankfort Fair Maps Forum, as soon as possible!





The LWVKY webinar in Frankfort is part of a series of forums & webinars being held across the Commonwealth to share information about Kentucky’s 2020 Census data along with draft maps of legislative districts. Other Fair Maps Forums will be held:


~ Thurs., Sept. 16, 2021: Richmond - 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. EDT - VIRTUAL & IN PERSON: O’Donnell Auditorium, 521 Lancaster Ave.

~ Tues., Sept. 21: Hopkinsville – 6:00-7:30 p.m. CDT (7:00-8:30 p.m. EDT) - VIRTUAL
~ Wed., Sept. 29: Bowling Green, 6:00-7:30 p.m. CDT (7:00-8:30 p.m. EDT) - VIRTUAL

~ Mon., Oct. 18: Louisville – VIRTUAL 6:00-7:30 p.m. EDT; For those IN PERSON 5:30-7:30 p.m. EDT, with Program beginning at 6:00. Lang House, 115 S. Ewing Ave., Louisville

~ Thurs., Oct. 21: Lexington – 7:00-8:30 p.m. EDT - VIRTUAL
~ Tues., Nov. 2: Northern Kentucky – 6:30-8:00 p.m. EDT– VIRTUAL
~ Pikeville: Details to be posted soon.


The purpose is to seek citizen input on how the public could be better represented in their districts. As Kentucky state legislators begin to redraw district boundary lines to accommodate shifts in population within the state, the League is encouraging Kentuckians to share their ideas for new maps of voting districts. Regardless of ethnicity, zip code or interest, citizens need to be fairly represented in Frankfort & in Washington.

LWVKY will be sharing how boundaries can be drawn more fairly, solicit public input, and then draw recommended maps using the same mapping software used by state lawmakers. The presentations will include opportunities to ask questions & provide feedback so that all opinions may be taken into account.

In the past, gerrymandering has been used to redraw district boundaries to benefit incumbents in their bid for re-election, or to unfairly enhance political preferences.  New district lines should be drawn to give each of our votes equal weight, each of our voices equal stature, & each of our communities equal access to the decision-making processes that affect us, including funding for our schools, hospitals, & other essential services. 

 “Since this redrawing of boundaries every ten years is so important to the way citizens are represented, it is imperative that the system be fair and open,” said LWVKY President Fran Wagner. “Regardless of any particular political party or interest group, the entire state benefits when redistricting is done fairly. “


For forum registration, information, and updates visit lwvky.org or email info@lwvky.org.

We need YOU! ​​​​​

Yes, YOU!!


As Together Frankfort continues into the important work of these challenging times,  we request your involvement &, if possible, your support. 


Click on the link, fill out the form, make a declaration of your Together Frankfort membership & involvement.  


​​If at all possible, couple that declaration with a donation, of any amount, (click the red Donate button below) help with our programs.


Thank you!