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“The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County [VA] was represented by Elaine Head...”

“Members of the League of Women Voters of Brookline will return to local college campuses this fall in an effort to encourage students to vote in the November...”

“New Hampshire’s Democratic governor vetoed a voting law passed by the state’s Republican-controlled legislature today, saying it ‘would put into place a photo identification system that is far more restrictive than necessary.’”

“Five separate organizations and two individual Florida voters have filed suit in U.S. District Court, claiming that the state's controversial voter purge program is discriminatory. The suit, filed yesterday, is the first on behalf of individuals who were on a list of potential non-citizens flagged for removal from the voter rolls.”

“'Voters First' advocate Ann Henkener, Redistricting Specialist for the League of Women Voters of Ohio, ... explained the 'Voters First' initiative that proposes 'to take the power over drawing our congressional and legislative districts out of the hands of the politicians and put it in the hands of the people.'”

“The City of St. Paul has filed an amicus brief that argues against the proposed Voter ID constitutional amendment as part of a case that will be heard by the state Supreme Court. The city questions the legality of the language in the constitutional amendment...”

“Maintaining democratic institutions requires a citizenship willing to stand up for its core principle, even in the face of bullies—or worse.”

“The League of Women Voters of Arlington [VA] was represented by Mary Finger and Kathy Matusiak at the national organization's 50th biennial national convention, ...”

“Allegheny County Democrats said on Friday they're determined to overturn Pennsylvania's GOP-backed voter identification law because they think it will make it harder for poor, minority and elderly voters without IDs to cast a ballot.”

“[MN] Secretary of State Mark Ritchie, a DFLer who has campaigned against the photo ID requirement for voting passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature, said Thursday he will not defend the language of the proposed constitutional amendment in a court challenge that names him as the defendant.”