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Stories from Around the State

Without the ability to make reproductive decisions for one’s body, those who can become pregnant cannot participate equally in our democracy.

Further, since the Dobbs decision reversing the right to abortion, numerous state governments have introduced legislation directly or indirectly related to reproductive rights, challenging doctrines of US democracy. 

This story originally aired on News4JAX.

A new campaign announced Saturday, called Vote Local Now, is aimed at getting more people to the polls, especially African American voters. It’s spearheaded by the Northside Coalition of Jacksonville, along with 904ward and The League of Women Voters.

This article was originally published in the Associated Press.

This story was originally published by Spectrum News.

When Kay Hudson looks at campaign signs, she sees clutter.

With Election Day over, the League of Women Voters volunteer has a new task — clearing up campaign sign recycling drop-off sites. 

This story originally aired on WPTV News.

Election Day is less than two weeks away and people want their voices heard. Early voting is already underway in Palm Beach County and one thing is certain— with each voter, comes lots of passion.

This story was originally published in Votebeat.

Kansas, Missouri, Florida among states with laws that voter registration groups say put volunteers at risk