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.

League President Elisabeth MacNamara sent a letter to Senators urging them to oppose repeal of the Affordable Care Act passed in 2010.

The League, with coalition partners, sent a letter to the Senate urging Senators to make transparency and accountability a priority and to end the needless obstruction that threatens the vibrancy of our democracy due to the filibuster.

The League, with coalition partners, sent a letter to the Senate urging Senators to make transparency and accountability a priority and to end the needless obstruction that threatens the vibrancy of our democracy due to the filibuster.

League Urges Senate to Reform Rules

League President Elisabeth MacNamara sent a letter to the Senate urging Senators to reform their rules in ways that maintain the best traditions of the Senate while ensuring openness, accountability, decision-making capability and effective performance.

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