www.lwvtnv.org Join Online Ask this Local League a Question Learn More About This League Community Leaders Kathleen Leonard, PresidentStephanie Barnett, Vice President League ID AL020 Phone (256) 829-8416 Stories from Around the State Press ReleaseFederal Court Blocks “Proof of Citizenship” Voting RequirementA federal court ruled that a former US Election Assistance Commission official violated federal law in 2016 when he allowed three states – Alabama, Georgia, and Kansas – to require documentary proof of citizenship on the federal voter registration form. News ClipsUSA TODAY NETWORK: COVID-19 changed election rules in the South. Now activists see chance for reformChanges to election laws due to COVID-19 creates an opportunity for election reform in some southern states. Press ReleaseLWV of Alabama Responds to US Supreme Court Decision Restoring Ban on Curbside Voting The US Supreme Court issued a decision granting a stay in People First of Alabama v. Merrill, allowing Alabama to restore its ban on curbside voting. Press ReleaseLWV of Alabama Responds to 11th Circuit Decision in People First of Alabama v. MerrillThe 11th Circuit issued a decision allowing Alabama counties to mandate curbside voting. However, the court failed to waive photo ID requirements for in-person voting and witness requirements for absentee ballots. Press ReleaseLWV of Alabama Files in Support of Case to Ease Absentee Ballot RequirementsLWV of Alabama filed an amicus brief in People First of Alabama v. Merrill, which seeks to ease absentee ballot requirements and mandate curbside voting. The case is now pending in the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.