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The League and coalition partners sent a letter to the White House urging the  President to quickly appoint comissioners to the Election Assistance Commission.

The League and coalition partners sent a letter to the White House urging the  President to quickly appoint comissioners to the Election Assistance Commission.

League President, Elisabeth MacNamara, sent a letter to Senators urging them to oppose S. 194 and any other moves to eliminate the public financing system for presidential elections.

The League, with coalition partners, urged House and Senate committee leaders to investigate and hold hearings on the systemic problems with the Federal Election Commission.

In an amicus curiae brief, the League asked the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals not to grant en banc review of a previous decision invalidating the Arizona proof-of-citizenship requirement for voter registration.

The League and coalition partners sent a letter to Senators urging them to oppose legislation to repeal presidential public financing and support modernization legislation instead.

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THE AMERICAS

The League of Women Voters’ work in Latin America began in 1922.  At that time, the League expanded its fight for women’s rights by convening a Pan American Conference in Baltimore, MD and extending an invitation to twenty-two delegates from Latin American nations. During the subsequent decades League volunteers have worked with emerging civic leaders in Latin America to share resources and skills in grassroots organization and activism.

League President, Elisabeth MacNamara, sent a letter to the House of Representatives urging them to oppose repeal of the presidential public financing system.

The League and coalition groups sent a letter to the House of Representatives urging them to oppose repeal of presidential public financing.  Repeal legislation would eliminate a system which has given average citizens and small donors a critically important role to play in funding our presidential campaigns.

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