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The American people deserve to know where a nominee stands on basic principles, as the Court's decisions will affect the direction of our democracy for decades to come.

Today hundreds of thousands of people stepped up to say “Immigrants are welcome here” during Families Belong Together marches across the country.

Concerned about the role of “fake news” in undermining democracy, the League of Women Voters of Palo Alto hosted a panel “How Do We Know What’s True Anymore?” with stakeholders from technology, academia, policy, as well as the public to engage in a candid conversation about the threat of disinformation, misinformation, and fake news on elections.

Last Wednesday, governors from across the country, Congressional leaders, and special interest groups met in Washington, DC to unveil new efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Immigration was the major policy focus of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Trump Administration and most Americans last week. The U.S. House voted on legislation and President Trump signed an Executive Order around family detention at our borders.

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.