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WASHINGTON—League of Women Voters president Deborah Turner and CEO Virginia Kase issued the following joint statement on the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader…
WASHINGTON—League of Women Voters board president, Dr. Deborah Turner, issued this statement in response to reports of human rights abuses against immigrants held in ICE …
A settlement agreement for the November election has been reached, addressing issues brought by LWV of New York State in their July case over the process by which the state counts absentee ballots.
The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruled that state law allows county bureaus of elections to set up drop boxes and satellite offices to accept mail and absentee ballots.
A federal judge ruled in Miller v. Thurston that 150,000 signatures collected for a ballot measure that would create an independent redistricting commission in the state were invalid.

News Clips

The coronavirus outbreak has caused disruption for redistricting reform in states where groups have attempted to use the ballot initative process to reform the redistricting process. 

COVID-19 is causing a shift in how elections will be held. 

Georgia's primary election raises several concerns for the general election.

Attempts to suppress votes through voter purges have led to legal battles. 

A New Hampshire judge dismissed a state law that opponents, including the League of Women Voters of New Hampshire, said made it more complicated for students to register to vote