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Our volunteers have been out in force, working with passionate students to register new voters at their school walkouts, marches, and other events across the country. 

The House of Representatives is expected to vote on a proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution to require a balanced budget (BBA) this week. This is a dangerous proposal …, Forcing our Constitution to detail our fiscal policy allows lawmakers to pass the buck on one of its fundamental responsibilities: determining a budget. , If an economic downturn reduces revenues, the federal government would have no choice but to spend less, despite the growing need. That is a recipe for turning downturns…
The confirmation of foreign influence in the 2016 Presidential Election has left advocates of fair and equal voting furious and concerned over the vulnerability in our…, This evidence proves that the United States’ voting system is woefully inadequate to meet the needs of the American voter. , Former Director of Homeland Security under President Obama, Jeh Johnson expressed his concerns over current election procedures that leave us vulnerable to foreign influence…

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.

Today the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in the case of Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky. The case is a challenge to a Minnesota statute that says that a “political badge, political button, or other political insignia may not be worn at or about the polling place on primary or election day.” 

From June 28 – July 1 members of the League of Women Voters will gather to participate in the 53rd LWV National Convention: Creating A More Perfect Democracy.

On Tuesday, January 30, at 9pm ET, President Trump will deliver his State of the Union (SOTU) address where he will outline his key policy priorities for 2018.  We’ll be…

At the Supreme Court this morning Justices listened to arguments in Husted v. A. Philip Randolph Institute and will soon answer the question, is the right to vote use-it-or-lose-it?

I joined other voting rights advocates who braved the cold to stand outside the Supreme Court and call for an end to unlawful voter purges.

A fixture in the voter engagement field for over 90 years, the League of Women Voters works to register and turn out new communities of voters, with the long-term aim of expanding the American electorate and ensuring a democracy that reflects the true diversity of our communities.

Ten representatives from the League of Women Voters were among the 25,000 attendees from 197 countries to attend the UN's climate conference, COP23, this November in Bonn, Germany.