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The League of Women Voters of Oklahoma, as part of the People Not Politicians coalition, filed an initiative petition to end gerrymandering in Oklahoma.

A federal judge ruled in an LWV of Florida case that outstanding fines cannot bar formerly incarcerated Floridians from voting.

Jen Miller, LWV of Ohio Executive Director, found her own voter status at risk of illegitimate purging, along with over 200,000 others. LWVOH contacted voters to inform them of their status.

The League of Women Voters will hold more than 500 voter registration events on September 24 for National Voter Registration Day.

In a suit brought by LWV of Tennessee and partners, a federal judge blocked a new Tennessee law that sought to restrict paid voter registration drives.

Live interview with LWV CEO Virginia Kase on the rollout of the People Powered Fair Maps Campaign, a nationwide effort to end gerrymandering in the United States.

Opinion piece from LWV CEO Virginia Kase on what it means to celebrate the passage of the 19th Amendment 99 years later.

A St. Louis attorney who filed a slate of voter reform petitions in Missouri is suing Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, alleging that Ashcroft “intentionally cherry-picked portions of the initiative petitions and described them in as loaded and pejorative terms as possible, while leaving out aspects of the initiative petitions likely to be popular with voters.” League of Women Voters of Missouri president comments.

Voting rights groups are concerned that thousands of voters could be erroneously purged from Ohio’s voter rolls. In a letter to Secretary of State Frank LaRose, the League of Women Voters Ohio, All Voting Is Local, the NAACP Ohio State Conference and Campus Vote Project called on him to “pause the state’s voter purge process and not move forward on September 6” as planned.