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Statements and Press Releases

The League of Women Voters of the United States CEO Virginia Kase Solomón issued this statement in response the US Senate’s introduction of the transformative voting rights bill, the Freedom to Vote Act.
LWV of California and partners filed an amicus letter in support of the California Citizens Redistricting Commission's emergency motion to extend California's redistricting deadline.
LWV of Texas filed a lawsuit against the state of Texas, challenging Senate Bill 1, an omnibus anti-voter bill expected to be signed into law by Governor Greg Abbott.
The US Supreme Court declined to rule on a Texas law that bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy LWV of the US Board President Dr. Deborah Ann Turner and LWV of Texas President Grace Chimene issued a joint statement in response.
LWV of Virginia files an amicus brief supporting counting individuals in the state where they are from and not where they are incarcerated.

News Clips

The New Hampshire Supreme Court on Friday voted in a 4-0 decision that a 2017 state law requiring proof of residence to vote is unconstitutional, saying that it "imposes unreasonable burdens on the right to vote."

Massachusetts lawmakers weigh on making changes to voting accessibility due to COVID permanent.

An op-ed by Virginia Kase discuss the 2021 redistricting cycle. 

Florida's legislature approves a new voting bill which limits voters.

Kentucky could soon be expanding voting rights restoration to even more individuals who have been convicted of felonies.