Community Leaders League ID MI304 Stories from Around the State Press ReleaseLeague Remembers Congressman John DingellThe League of Women Voters national president Chris Carson issued the following statement on the passing of Congressman John Dingell. Press ReleaseThe League Announces Potential Settlement of Gerrymandering LawsuitIf this settlement is approved by the court, 11 state house districts will be redrawn to fairly represent voters—that’s one more step toward making sure voters are picking their politicians, and not the other way around. BlogMichigan voters approve two initiatives that strengthen democracyThis past Election Day, Michigan voters used the power of their ballots to transfer the responsibility of drawing state and legislative districts to an independent redistricting commission, as well as expand access to the polls by approving two Michigan initiatives: Proposals 2 and 3. Press ReleaseDemocracy Wins at the Ballot Box with Voting Rights Expansion in 2018 MidtermsThe League celebrates 2018 midterms voting rights victories in Florida, Maryland, and Michigan. When it came to issues of elections, voters overwhelmingly selected to expand voting rights. BlogLeagues Support Redistricting Initiatives on November 6th BallotsIn states across the country, the League is working to put the power to draw lines in the hands of the people, not politicians. News ClipsTalking Points Memo: Michigan Group Submits 430,000 Signatures For Measure To Expand Voting AccessThe League of Women Voters of Michigan worked in coalition to get a measure expanding voting access on the November 2018 ballot.