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Statements and Press Releases

A federal judge granted a motion to intervene to the League of Women Voters of Michigan and Detroit in a case which seeks to force the City of Detroit to conduct an aggressive purge of their voter registration rolls.
WASHINGTON – The League of Women Voters of the United States issued the following statement in reference to the murder of George Floyd:  "The League of Women Voters grieves…
The League of Women Voters of Kentucky filed a federal lawsuit asking the court to invalidate the state’s recently-passed picture ID requirement for voting.
The League of Women Voters of North Carolina filed a federal lawsuit challenging several of the state’s registration and voting requirements.
The League of Women Voters of Louisiana filed a federal lawsuit challenging Louisiana’s emergency election plan, which does not provide voters adequate protection during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

News Clips

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

Organizations give insights on how they are continuing advocacy work amid the coronavirus outbreak. 

Voting amid the coronavirus has highlighted the need for expanding the vote-by-mail process. Celina Stewart, LWVUS senior director of advocacy and litigation, contributes.

LWV founder Carrie Chapman Catt was featured in TIME's 100 Women of the Year.