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.
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.
The Fix NICS Act, legislation that will improve and enforce reporting to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS).
In 2017 more than one million voters counted on the League to provide valuable information about the elections in their communities.
Open Enrollment for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is from November 1-December 15, 2017.