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“Voter identification laws and other changes to polling are not expected to happen overnight, but before the changes are made, town clerks would like to have a say. ... State Rep. Anne M. Gobi...has filed legislation seeking to create a task force of representatives from the state House of Representatives and Senate, the Town and City Clerks Associations, the Massachusetts Municipal Association, the League of Women’s Voters of Massachusetts, look at proposed election changes and make a report to the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Election Laws.”

“The Florida League of Women Voters is doing its part to help educate consumers about what is actually in the law — how it affects your health, your family and your pocketbook. We're urging the state to take steps toward a Florida Health Care Exchange.”

 “‘It's enough already,’ said Carrie Davis, executive director of the League of Women Voters of Ohio. ‘This constant round of election changes in the midst of a presidential election cycle causes too much confusion. They need to stop.’”

“AB 1648 is endorsed by the League of Women Voters of California, California Alliance for Retired Americans, California Clean Money Campaign, California Common Cause, California Church IMPACT...”

“Joan Ashwell, election law specialist for the League of Women Voters of New Hampshire, said the voter ID bill ‘discriminates against certain otherwise qualified voters.’”

“The Asheville-Buncombe County League of Women Voters has joined the Coalition to Protect ALL North Carolina Families, opposing Amendment One to the NC Constitution.”

“‘By examining some examples of privatization by federal, state, and local governments, we seek to identify strategies to ensure transparency, accountability, and protection of the common good,’ Lucy Heller, President, League of Women Voters of Bergen County said.”

“The nonpartisan League of Women Voters agrees with several points in the editorial. LWV also can find no proof of voter fraud which photo ID would prevent and is concerned Texas's suit poses risks for the Voting Rights Act.”

“The South Central Indiana League of Women Voters' mission is to encourage and inform potential voters on issues, election processes and to increase voter participation.”

“To assist with voter education Woodland's League of Women Voters is sponsoring a map display of the various local districts to help voters determine in which district(s) they reside.”