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The Mueller report makes it clear: Congress should pass the For the People Act  to modernize our elections and increase transparency.
This bill will make elections fairer and put power back in the hands of the American people.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear Rucho v. League of Women Voters North Carolina, which could result in ending partisan gerrymandering across the nation. 
Today a Wisconsin judge ruled in favor of the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin in our suit against the state legislature. 
LWV Urges Senate Leaders to Vote on This Essential Bill   WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the For the People Act (H.R. 1), the…

News Clips

Small donor, public matching funds provide an opportunity for candidates to consider running for office who otherwise might not.

Was the last re-drawing of Michigan’s political district maps so biased in Republicans’ favor, they were illegal?

That question literally went on trial Tuesday, with a three-judge panel in Detroit’s federal court hearing arguments for and against Michigan’s 2011 redistricting maps.

A group of unions on Monday filed a fourth legal challenge to controversial laws passed by Republican leaders just before Gov. Tony Evers took office — this one contending they violate the state constitution’s separation of powers between the legislative and executive branches.

A report from the League of Women Voters of Kentucky shows 92 percent of those with felony convictions have been released from prison or jail and live in the community, but cannot vote.

The state of Texas' announcement that it was flagging tens of thousands of registered voters for citizenship checks was met with dismay among civil rights attorneys and voting rights advocates, who said it echoed efforts around the country to remove eligible voters from the rolls.