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Statements and Press Releases

This bill provides the necessary first step towards fully addressing systemic constitutional violations by law enforcement officers, and we are pleased to see the US House prioritize this reform this congress.
League of Women Voters of the United States CEO Virginia Kase issued the following statement in response to the US House of Representatives passing HR1, the For the People Act.
LWV of the United States joined partners in filing an amicus brief in support of plaintiffs in a trio of U.S. Supreme Court cases challenging the imposition of work requirements on Medicaid recipients.  
A federal judge approved a sweeping settlement in a lawsuit brought by voting rights advocates against a private security contractor, Atlas Aegis, for illegal voter intimidation in Minnesota.
The League of Women Voters strongly endorses this common-sense bipartisan legislation, and we stand ready to work with lawmakers to see it become law.

News Clips

Celina Stewart spoke with The 19th about voting rights bills and priorities in statehouses across the country.

California is considering making permanent changes to voting following historic voter turnout in the 2020 elections.

LWV of South Carolina wrote an op-ed about the upcoming redistricting cycle and how "safe" districts silence the voice of voters.

Changes to election laws due to COVID-19 creates an opportunity for election reform in some southern states.

Virginia Kase shares three things about the Electoral College.