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“Two lawmakers exchanged heated remarks during testimony over the proposed voter identification legislation. Debate escalated after Susan Smith, president of League of Women Voters of Michigan, said there is a national trend of voter suppression through ID requirements.”

“The League of Women Voters and prisoners-rights organizations filed a lawsuit Wednesday against California Secretary of State Debra Bowen seeking to restore the voting rights of citizens convicted of felonies but sent to county jails under the state's controversial realignment program.”

“The lawsuit was filed last year by the League of Women Voters.”

"In its rush to enact a Voter ID law, the Wisconsin Legislature failed to pay attention to the Wisconsin Constitution. Luckily, the League of Women Voters had the courage to stand up and defend the fundamental right of to vote that our constitution guarantees," said Pines [case attorney].”

“The U.S. Justice Department used its power under the Voting Rights Act to halt the Texas law, saying in a letter to the state today that the measure may disproportionately harm Hispanics. The department in December blocked a similar law in South Carolina (NFSESC).”

“So it was no surprise on Monday when the Justice Department did the right thing and forcefully rejected the state’s [TX] voter-ID law entirely.”

“The League of Women Voters, which filed one of four suits challenging the Wisconsin measure, in its own press statement disagreed. ‘Voting is not like cashing a check or getting on an airplane,’ state President Melanie Ramey said in the statement.”

“About two dozen members of the League of Women Voters of Western Nevada County volunteered Thursday to spend all day counting the mail-in ballots…”

“Dane County judge permanently enjoined the state's new voter ID law on Monday - the second judge in a week to block the requirement that voters show photo identification at the polls ... Monday's decision came in a case brought against Walker and the accountability board by the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin.”

“The Florida Supreme Court dealt a blow to the Legislature on its final scheduled day, ruling Friday that redrawn Senate district maps are unconstitutional and tilted toward incumbents, even as justices upheld the House plan.”