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.
League Files Amicus Brief in North Carolina Voting Rights Act Case
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.
Eligible citizens should be empowered and enabled to vote without needless barriers standing in their way. The LWVEF's Public Advocacy for Voter Protection Project has been created to ensure all eligible voters, particularly underserved populations, can exercise this right.