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“United States Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Bill Nelson (D-FL) each released the following statements today after the U.S. Department of Justice filed papers in court challenging portions of Florida’s new voting law.”

“Kathleen Werner Vice President of the League of Women Voters of St. Mary’s County, today urged voters in St. Mary’s County to prepare for the upcoming primary by attending the candidate forum on March 29 and by visiting the League website VOTE411.org to learn about the candidates and read tips about voting in Maryland.”

“A broad-based coalition of advocacy organizations, spearheaded by Tennessee Citizen Action, has mobilized to repeal Tennessee’s photo ID law and to increase voting-rights awareness. ... In the meantime, today, ACLU-TN is staffing a toll-free hotline for voters who encounter problems at the poll.”

“‘If we can't get the money out, we should at least know who's spending the money,’ Elisabeth MacNamara, the president of the League of Women Voters, told the Alley.”

“The League of Women Voters of Texas deplores the ongoing "war against women" and is outraged that the Texas Women's Health Program has apparently become its latest victim.”

“On Friday, the United States Department of Justice announced it will seek a trial regarding Florida’s controversial elections law overhaul, passed last year by the state Legislature. ... A court in Tallahassee is also currently considering a challenge to the law by the League of Women Voters of Florida, Rock the Vote, Florida PIRG, and others.”

“The League of Women Voters Sedona-Verde Valley has been chosen as a Sector Partner for the O'Connor House Centennial Voter Engagement Project and its goal to move Arizona to the "top states" in informed voter participation.”

“The skirmishing in Harrisburg over the last year on the bill that would require state-issued photo ID for practically all PA voters turns into a pitched battle on Monday with a committee vote scheduled and a series of actions by an opposition coalition designed to block final passage at the 11th hour.”

 “I found the League of Women Voters’ Education Fund website, www.vote411.org, to be an easy and incredibly useful place to learn when primary elections or caucuses will be held in your state, how to register, where to vote, even information for those serving now in the military or travelling overseas during an election.”
 

“The League of Women Voters of Alabama has launched Vote411.org to provide a voter's guide to statewide judicial primary races and access to Alabama voting procedures and deadlines for the March 13 primary races.”