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Linda Dunn, President
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Stories from Around the State

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.

LWV of Indiana and local voting rights organizations filed a federal lawsuit against the city’s Common Council for failing to draw new district maps before the Dec. 31, 2022 redistricting deadline in violation of state and federal law.

This opinion was originally published by the Daily Journal.

I am a first-year college student. I have declared two majors, a minor, and a certificate. I am an honors student, working for my university, recently pledging with an academic fraternity, with four club meetings a week on top of classes, social events, and family commitments. I understand every reason why you would choose to abstain from voting in the May 2023 primary election, believe me, I deeply understand aggressively avoiding another commitment.

But voting is an act of self-care, not a commitment.

This story originally aired on WANE's Living Local 15.

The League of Women Voters speaks with Living Local 15 host Jessica Williams about the upcoming mid-term election and how to get out to vote.

This article was originally published in the Lafayette Journal & Courier.

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The League of Women Voters of Greater Lafayette, along with Common Cause Indiana, filed an administrative complaint Thursday against the Tippecanoe County Board of Elections and Registration, claiming ongoing violations related to voter registration.

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in League of Women Voters of Indiana v. Sullivan (previously called Indiana NAACP v. Lawson) that Indiana’s purge law was inconsistent with the National Voter Registration Act.