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LWV of Northern Nevada

Community Leaders

Nancy Scott, President
Peggy Twedt, Vice President
Deirdre Pederson, Membership Chair

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(775) 882-8883

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.

Today the League of Women Voters of the United States board of directors took steps to withdraw recognition of the League of Women Voters of Nevada.

Voters voting by mail in 46 states are at risk of being disenfranchised due to delays with the US Postal Service.

The coronavirus outbreak has caused disruption for redistricting reform in states where groups have attempted to use the ballot initative process to reform the redistricting process. 

The League of Women Voters of the United States filed a friend of the court brief in the federal case that supports ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) as completed by the states of Virginia, Illinois, and Nevada.

A federal judge ruled that the deadline to collect signatures should be extended for Fair Maps Nevada’s ballot initiative petition due to the COVID-19 pandemic.