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LWV Of Georgia

Community Leaders

Susannah Scott, President

League ID

GA000

Phone

(404) 522-4598

Stories from Around the State

ATLANTA TODAY The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), Southern Coalition for Social Justice (SCSJ), ACLU of Georgia, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyer’s Committee), and Schulte, Roth & Zabel LLP (SRZ) filed litigation challenging the Cobb County School Board map for intentionally discriminating against communities of color, particularly Black and Latinx voters, by “packing” them into a small number of districts to dilute their voting power. 

With the new year comes more litigation. In the past year, the League has continued our work of fighting against anti-voter bills and purges, challenges to new district maps, and pushing back against the increased attacks on reproductive rights. Here are a handful of the issues you may want to keep an eye on in 2022. 

The League of Women Voters of Georgia and partners files federal lawsuit challenging racial gerrymandering in Georgia. 

LWV of the US and LWV of Georgia issued the following statement in response to a jury finding Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael, and William "Roddie" Bryan guilty of the murder of Ahmaud Arbery.

A federal court ruled that a former US Election Assistance Commission official violated federal law in 2016 when he allowed three states – Alabama, Georgia, and Kansas – to require documentary proof of citizenship on the federal voter registration form.

A high-level summary of the League's 2020 Election Impact Report and how the League supported millions of people in a year filled with unprecedented challenges.