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 The New York Times reports that since a number of civic organizations, including the League of Women Voters, suspended their independent voter registration drives because of onerous restrictions imposed by the new Florida law, fewer new voters are being registered in comparison to 2008 numbers.

“The months leading up to November will be a rough one for the amendment as multiple groups have pledged to sue already, including Common Cause of Minnesota, the Minnesota chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, and the League of Women Voters.”

“‘It is not appropriate to have companies, who will be marketing the products, operating the board, in any way participating in the governance of the board,’ said Janet Mason, of the League of Women Voters.”

“The League of Women Voters has asked a three-judge federal panel for permission to take part in a legal challenge to South Carolina's voter identification law, becoming the second group seeking to participate in the legal challenge.”

“The right to vote, along with full and fair representation, is the most basic of political rights. Requiring voters to show photo ID and regulating groups that register voters are not necessary to assure election integrity and will create barriers to voting...”

“Ohio voters deserve better. A coalition of citizen advocacy groups, led by the League of Women Voters of Ohio, filed petitions with the Ohio attorney general this week to reform state redistricting with a constitutional amendment.”

“Municipal and county clerks say they're ready for Wisconsin's upcoming presidential primary despite uncertainty over whether its on-again, off-again voter photo identification law will be in effect.”

“CAT partners with the League of Women Voters to produce a monthly show tackling some of the most important issues in our community.”

“This eligibility allows 17-year-old [CT] students to vote in the April 24 and Aug. 14 primary elections, as long as they turn 18 by Nov. 6. With help from the Wilton League of Women Voters, Wilton's registrars will supervise a two-day voter registration ...”