The Election Audits Task Force was convened in spring 2008 by President Mary Wilson with the charge to produce a report taking a comprehensive view of election audits. Audits should go beyond Election Day activities and functions, and examine all aspects of the election process. Leagues should find this report useful in talking with their legislatures and elections officials about election auditing.
In an amicus curiae brief, the League asked the Supreme Court to protect fair voting districts by holding that the Voting Rights Act does not require a minority community's size to meet a rigid numerical quota.
LWVUS filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court that will determine the rights of minority voters in North Carolina. The brief urges the Court to hear the case which will review the Voting Rights Act in relation to a 2003 redistricting in North Carolina.
Published by League of Women Voters Education Fund. League's new report, "Thinking Outside the Ballot Box: Innovations at the Polling Place" points to election modernization. Published in 2006., Pub. No. 2079
This report details recommended operational and management practices for election officials as they work to implement the new federal provision that mandates states establish a statewide computerized voter registration list by January 2006. Published in 2005., Pub. No. 2072. Published by the League of Women Voters Education Fund.
Published by League of Women Voters Education Fund. Safeguarding the Vote outlines a set of recommended operational and management practices for state and local election officials to enhance voting system security, protect eligible voters and ensure that valid votes are counted. Published in 2004., Pub. No. 2065
Americans deserve election systems that are free, fair and accessible for all eligible voters. The League works to modernize and streamline the voting process, promote transparent and accountable redistricting, and make it easier for all eligible citizens to participate in elections.