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COLUMBUS, Ohio — A federal court has struck down restrictions in Ohio’s House Bill 458 that made it a crime for all but a handful of family members to assist voters with disabilities in casting absentee ballots. 
While a major party’s presumptive nominee withdrawing his presidential candidacy is an extraordinary occurrence, rules and procedures are in place to respond to this development. 
The League of Women Voters of the United States and the League of Women Voters of Mississippi, along with the Mississippi Center for Justice, One Voice, Mississippi Votes, the Mississippi State Conference of the NAACP, Black Voters Matter, the Mississippi Poor People’s Campaign, the Reaching and Educating for Community Hope (RECH) Foundation, Strong Arms of Mississippi, the Mississippi Prison Reform Coalition, the People’s Advocacy Institute (PAI), and the Legal Defense Fund (LDF) released the following statement after the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in Hopkins v. Watson overturned its earlier decision that declared Mississippi’s lifetime felony voting ban was unconstitutional.
The League of Women Voters of the United States, as a member organization of the National Task Force on Election Crises, released the following statement condemning the attack at former President Trump's rally:
The League of Women Voters of the US president, Dianna Wynn, issued a statement about the state of American democracy ahead of the 2024 general election.

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This story was originally published in The Wake Weekly on July 17, 2024. 

Wake County resident Dianna Wynn has been chosen as the new president of the League of Women Voters of the United States.

This opinion was originally published by The Columbian

Nancy Halvorson, president of the League of Women Voters of Clark County, WA, discusses election security in Clark County, Washington.

This story was originally published in News Now Warsaw on June 19, 2024.

A new group is working to revive efforts to establish a League of Women Voters chapter in Kosciusko County, Indiana.

This story was originally published in Votebeat Texas on June 13, 2024. 

A coalition of watchdog and voter advocacy groups asked the U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday to use “all available legal authorities” to protect the secrecy of ballots after Votebeat and The Texas Tribune confirmed that the private choices some voters make in the voting booth can in some instances be identified using public, legally available records.

The advocacy groups said the ability to identify how people vote could lead to voter intimidation.

This story was originally published in the EinPresswire on June 11, 2024.

Today, the American Booksellers Association (ABA) and League of Women Voters (LWV) announced a new partnership to educate and empower voters in 2024. The collaboration is part of ABA’s member and community campaign, “Get Out the VOTE,” which aims to equip independent bookstores to engage with voters.

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