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Sarah Courtney

Senior Director of Communications & Digital Strategy

Sarah Courtney is the Communications and Digital Strategy Senior Director for the League of Women Voters. She oversees communications, media relations, brand marketing, and online activity for the organization. With more than a decade of experience covering government and elections as a political journalist, Sarah enjoys working with the press to elevate the League’s work and highlight voting-rights victories in the media and to the public. Sarah brings experience in strategic communication, having previously consulted for a number of businesses and nonprofit organizations. 

Sarah holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communication from Fairfield University. Sarah is a new mom living in Washington, D.C. with her husband and daughter. 

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False Claims of Voter Fraud Undermines the Public Trust in our Election System.

This week the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Benisek v. Lamone, a case out of Maryland that argues politicians designed the state's congressional map with district lines based on partisan politics.

Washington, DC – The League of Women Voters president Chris Carson issued the following statement in response to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’ decision to include a question pertaining to citizenship in the 2020 Census

The League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania issued the following statement on the Supreme Court decision refusing to block the redrawing of Pennsylvania's congressional districts. 

In 2017 more than one million voters counted on the League to provide valuable information about the elections in their communities. 

President Trump’s executive order to end health care subsidies for insurance companies will raise premiums and leave more Americans without meaningful health insurance.

By repealing the Clean Power Plan, the White House is putting the interests of corporate polluters ahead of the health and safety of the American public.

Eliminating employer-covered birth control coverage, a requirement under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is a direct assault on a woman’s right to make her own health care choices.

Texas Advocacy Groups to Texas Officials: Handing Over Voter Information Violates State Law

As we grieve for the victims and those who lost loved ones, we are horrified, angry and frustrated that our country once again faces a new record for bloodshed in the worst mass shooting.