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Today the Supreme Court of the United States overturned a lower court’s ruling that South Carolina’s congressional map was an unconstitutional racial gerrymander. This decision allows the state of South Carolina to continue using its congressional map that divides and reduces Black political voting power in the state, while increasing the burden on voters who challenge unconstitutional racial gerrymanders in federal court.
WASHINGTON — The League of Women Voters of the United State issued the following statement following the House Administration Committees hearing “American Confidence in Elections: Preventing Noncitizen Voting and Other Foreign Interference.”  
WASHINGTON — The League of Women Voters of the United States issued the following statement addressing the 2024 presidential debate schedule:  
A federal judge permanently blocked a severely restrictive provision of Florida’s anti-voter law, SB7050, that targeted nonpartisan civic engagement groups with substantial fines if non-citizens — including legal permanent residents — helped with nonpartisan voter registration drives.
WASHINGTON — The American Library Association (ALA) and League of Women Voters today announced a new partnership to educate and empower voters in 2024. The collaboration is part of ALA’s recently launched Reader. Voter. Ready. campaign aimed to equip libraries to engage with voters. 

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This news segment originally aired on KPAX

The Missoula League of Women Voters offered up voter information and registration forms at Missoula College

This story was originally published by Associated Press

Legal experts are warning about how the lawsuits might overwhelm election officials and undermine voter confidence in the the results of the balloting.

This story was originally published by The Columbia Missourian

Marilyn McLeod’s dedication to democracy started at the public library.

She spent 25 years serving the Columbia community at the Daniel Boone Regional Library before retiring in 2011.

Retirement gave her time to look for a new way to support the community, which led her into leadership with the League of Women Voters.

This story was originally published in The Daily Orange.

Joan Durant, co-director of voter services at the League of Women Voters of Syracuse Metropolitan Area, learned the importance of voting at an early age. Now, she and the LWV are on a mission to educate teens and young adults about their voting rights and encourage early participation.

This story was originally published by USA Today

States across the South are passing new restrictions on how votes are cast. Civil rights activists say it will reduce turnout among Black voters.

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