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The Duluth League of Women Voters held their 25th annual Citizens in Action workshop. This event helps educate citizens in the Duluth area understand the process of government. It also allows community non-profit and advocacy groups to teach workshops on positively affecting change at different levels of government.
LWV of Minnesota filed a motion to join as co-plaintiffs in Wattson v. Simon, asking the Minnesota Supreme Court to appoint a special redistricting panel to prepare for the state’s upcoming redistricting process.
WASHINGTON & MINNEAPOLIS – Today the League of Women Voters of the United States issued the following joint statement with the League of Women Voters of Minnesota and the League of Women Voters of Minneapolis in response to the Derek Chauvin trial verdict.
Federal Court Approves Landmark Settlement Between Voting Rights Advocates and Private Security Company Charged with Voter Intimidation
A federal judge approved a sweeping settlement in a lawsuit brought by voting rights advocates against a private security contractor, Atlas Aegis, for illegal voter intimidation in Minnesota.
A federal district court judge ruled in favor of CAIR-MN and LWV of Minnesota, granting a preliminary injunction in a move that prohibits private mercenary contractor Atlas Aegis from moving forward with its illegal voter intimidation plans in the state.
Voting Rights Organizations Celebrate Important Victory in Case to Stop Illegal Voter Intimidation in Minnesota
CAIR-MN and LWV of Minnesota today celebrated a major victory in their federal lawsuit against a private mercenary contractor, Atlas Aegis, for voter intimidation in Minnesota.