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“A Democrat-controlled committee this afternoon blocked three separate bills to require photo identification to vote.”

"Irving League of Women Voters member Anita Tipping-Wheeler recently participated in the Democratic process. She helped pass out voter registration cards at a swearing-in ceremony for new citizens..."

 “Florida is supposed to be the Sunshine State, but the outlook is cloudy for the future of the Congressional delegation there.”

“As a nonpartisan citizen's organization, the League of Women Voters has long supported the appointment of an independent commission for the redistricting process.”

“The fact that a standing-room-only crowd showed up on a Saturday morning to talk about the new voter ID law in Texas was encouraging.”

“Sharon Bock, Palm Beach County Clerk and Comptroller, and three members of the League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County tandem jump from 10000 feet at JUMP FOR THE VOTE!, organized by the League, at Skydive Palm Beach in Wellington on Saturday.”

“Groups that have filed lawsuits include the American Civil Liberties Union, the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, and the Milwaukee branch of the NAACP. Attorneys aren't consolidating the cases, arguing they've taken different approaches to fighting...”

 “Restaurant manager Jason Marvin Smith of Elizabethtown said he accepts full responsibility for a felony that landed him on probation as an 18-year-old ... what riles him is that after completing his probation, he still could not vote ... League of Women Voters of Kentucky estimated in a 2006 report that about 168,000 people would be affected. Proponents, including the league, Catholic Conference of Kentucky and the NAACP, say that voting is the most fundamental expression of citizenship.”

“More than 30 people spoke at the Local Government and Elections committee hearing, some speaking personally and many representing interest groups such as AARP, ACLU of Minnesota, and the League of Women Voters. They argued that students, the elderly...”

“The League of Women Voters of New Hampshire opposes HB 1354. Our current definition of "domicile," which is also used in other states, makes it clear that living here for voting purposes is not the same as just visiting here or vacationing here.”