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Voter Suppression Can Impact Outcomes
This year, League volunteers will be out in force in over 25 communities across 15 states as part of our Youth Voter Registration program, with the goal of holding voter registration events in more than 200 high schools and community/vocational schools.
“Nancy has guided the staff and inspired the national Board to think and act strategically and lead us into the 21st Century,” President MacNamara said.
On the second anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision, advocates met in Roanoke, VA to call upon Virginia Congressman Bob Goodlatte to act to restore the Voting Rights Act.
Last week, I sat with our national president, Elisabeth MacNamara as she connected state League presidents on conference calls to share their experiences with their state’s legislatures.
Over the last week, we saw three big wins for voting rights at the state level. It is, we hope, a bellwether of things to come.