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Community Leaders

Carol Geer, Co-President
Carol Geer, Co-President
Maria Apolloni, Vice President
Andrea Meli, Vice President
Maria Apolloni, Membership Chair

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Stories from Around the State

The Democracy Truth Project aims to strengthen democracy and restore trust in the electoral process by combating mis- and disinformation. The project leverages the extensive expertise of League leaders and partners to provide the public with information and tools to participate in our democracy and restore trust in the political system. 

The League of Women Voters Education Fund has registered, educated, and engaged young people through its Youth Voter Registration project since 2010. 

In January – June 2023, 86 Leagues hosted close to 1000 events and registered over 19,000 youth in high schools, community colleges, technical and vocational schools, and other youth-serving areas, like community and recreation centers. And that’s just the 86 Leagues mentioned — our 750+ Leagues nationwide did even more! 

DURHAM — North Carolina’s Senate Bill 747 (SB747) is an unconstitutional burden on the fundamental right to vote of young North Carolinians, according to a new lawsuit filed in federal court today by the League of Women Voters of North Carolina, Democracy North Carolina, and North Carolina Black Alliance, with representation by Southern Coalition for Social Justice. 

During the 2022 Supreme Court term, the League of Women Voters filed amicus briefs in four cases: Moore v. Harper, Allen v. Milligan, Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard, and 303 Creative, LLC v. Elenis.  

We recap the case and its impact on voting rights, discrimination, and redistricting.

From January – August 2023, state legislatures nationwide passed various bills into law. While following these developments, the League noticed several important trends around voting rights and election administration.

This conversation originally aired on 97.9's The Hill.

Jennifer Rubin, president of the League of Women Voters of North Carolina, spoke to Brighton McConnell from 97.9 The Hill about the League's work and priorities ahead of 2024.