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"Over the years, the issues may have changed, but to Ellis, the need for the League’s presence has not: 'This area needs a group that looks out for the public’s interest, and that is what I think we are doing.'”

"Twelve League of Women Voters chapters in Fairfield County [CT] will host the debate for the 4th District congressional seat. ... All questions will be presented by moderator Kay Maxwell of Stamford, a former president of the League of Women Voters of the United States..."

"'Our voters guide has over 50 ballot races discussed in it, and the most important ones for people to pay attention to in my opinion are the judicial races and the State Board of Education,' said Susan Morrison, who sits on the state board of the League of Women Voters of Texas."

"By a landslide, we elect to offer bouquets of gratitude to the League of Women Voters and San Luis Obispo High School for assisting with last Friday’s Lois Capps/Abel Maldonado forum at The Tribune. League member Marguerite Bader did a superb job as moderator, while other members of the efficient team collected and sorted questions..."

The Hall Institute of Public Policy and the League of Women Voters of New Jersey have released a Spanish-language version of their 5-minute voting guide video “What Happens When You Go to Vote in New Jersey:  A Step-by-Step Guide”.

"The League of Women Voters is hosting gatherings at Castro Valley and San Lorenzo [CA] libraries to watch the presidential debates."

"The two volunteers from the League of Women Voters had chosen the bus station Thursday to "reach out to under-represented voters," said Darden Rice, 42, president of the St. Petersburg chapter. ... Folks coming through there probably don't have cars to drive to the Supervisor of Elections office to sign themselves up, might not have access to a computer to register online."

"A judge postponed Pennsylvania's controversial voter identification requirement on Tuesday, ordering the state not to enforce it in this year's presidential election. ... The decision by Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson on the law requiring each voter to show a valid photo ID could be appealed to the state Supreme Court. The law could go into full effect next year, under Simpson's ruling."

"Thoughtful, deliberate and impartial listening with critical thinking is the substance of government called democracy. The League of Women Voters of Juneau, like the more than 800 local Leagues all over America, sponsored such a forum on September 19th."