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League of Women Voters of Maine president speaks about ranked-choice voting on NPR. 

For the first time in more than half a century, the decennial census will ask respondents to indicate whether they’re a U.S. citizen or not.

A bipartisan group of secretaries of state is condemning a proposal to allow armed Secret Service agents at election polling stations.

In a spirited argument on Wednesday, the Supreme Court appeared deeply divided over whether Ohio may kick people off the voting rolls if they skip a few elections and fail to respond to a notice from state officials.

Dr. Deirdre Kamlani, Board Member of the League of Women Voters of Greenwich, talks about an innovative approach to teaching US history, democracy and civics using the Harvard Case Study Method.

 Julie Kessel, President of the St. Petersburg Florida Area League, talks to The Union Edge about the FIRST municipality post-Citizens United to abolish Super PACs and limit foreign corporate spending in local elections.

The League supports automatic voter registration. In Massachusetts, League Executive Director Meryl Kessler calls it, “the next logical step in the modernization of the electoral process”.

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordered the Commonwealth Court to decide a gerrymandering lawsuit by the end of the year.

Jeanette Senecal, the League of Women Voters Senior Director of Elections, talks to The Union Edge about the impact of local elections,  voting rights, and gerrymandering.

We're looking at millions of voters being unable to vote and it’s going to potentially change the outcome of elections in states across the country.