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Shelby County v. Holder was a landmark case addressing the constitutionality of two provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Here's what's happened in the five years since the case was decided.

As a new wave of high school seniors transition to higher education and enter the workforce, they also acquire a new set of responsibilities to engage in our democratic process as first-time voters. 

The League’s leadership in the fight against voter suppression is making a major impact in states across the U.S. As lawmakers continue to pass legislation and employ tactics that disenfranchise voters, the League challenges these efforts at every level of governance through public advocacy, grassroots organizing, legal action, and public education.

The U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee continues to explore the proposal of a question related to citizenship on the 2020 Census.

It is up to Congress to exercise oversight authority over the Census Bureau and  remove the citizenship question from the 2020 Census.

VOTE411.org served thousands of voters on the May 8th primary. The website is on track to help more than 2 million Americans this election year!

Interested in planning a nonpartisan voter registration drive?

The League of Women Voters has some expert tips!

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…