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"The Fair Lawn League of Women Voters [NJ] and politically-engaged Fair Lawn High School students have created displays around town to emphasize the importance of voting in this November's election."

"The Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared the way for voters in the battleground state of Ohio to cast ballots on the three days before Election Day, giving Democrats and President Barack Obama’s campaign a victory three weeks before the election. ... The court refused a request by the state’s Republican elections chief and attorney general to get involved in a battle over early voting.

"Participate 2012" is Patch's national theme for the general election, and we aim to bring that energy to local voters. ... So imagine how thrilled we were to see the standing-room only crowd at the debate sponsored by League of Women Voters of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff, Deerfield and Highland Park/Highwood [IL] as well as Patch and the Union League Club of Chicago Sunday at Lake Forest High School's auditorium. ... More than 600 people attended the debate..."

"The League of Women Voters’ Voters Guides are now available for the Nov. 6 general election at several locations in Amarillo and Canyon [TX]. ... Similar information, in a slightly different format, is also available at the League’s election website www.vote411.org."

"The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to decide whether Arizona may require proof of citizenship in order to register to vote in federal elections. The federal appeals court in San Francisco had blocked the state law, saying it conflicted with a federal one."

"The League of Women Voters of Dearborn-Dearborn Heights [MI] announces the launch of the nonpartisan election resource  www.VOTE411.org."

"A Wilton resident and Jesuit High School senior has won an essay contest from the Elk Grove League of Women Voters [CA] with a piece on the importance of voting, that group announced Friday."

"The League of Women Voters has created a handy voting reference for Nov. 6 when Alabama will cast ballots for president and two statewide offices, and determine the fate of 11 statewide constitutional amendments."

"As the world’s leading democracy, America must maintain an election system that is free, fair and accessible. Transparency is key to ensuring sound elections, and that is why the League of Women Voters [WI] is recruiting, training and placing hundreds of volunteer election observers at polling places statewide on Nov. 6."

"Magnificat High School [OH] students participated in a candidate forum featuring Cuyahoga County Council District 2 candidates ... The two-day event, presented by the League of Women Voters, also gave students the opportunity to cast their votes and participate in a mock election."