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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.

This press release was originally published by Ohio Wesleyan University.

Kelly McFarland Stratman, chief of staff and interim co-CEO for the Washington, D.C.-based League of Women Voters of the United States, will provide the keynote address May 11 at Ohio Wesleyan University's 180th commencement ceremony.

This story was originally published in Associated Press

The Alabama State Conference of the NAACP, the League of Women Voters, and other groups are plaintiffs in the lawsuit filed in federal court. They say the statute disenfranchises voters, including senior citizens and disabled voters, who may need assistance in the absentee voting process.

This story was originally published in The Miami Student

For Oxford’s chapter of the League of Women Voters (LWV), the weeks leading up to Ohio’s primary on March 19, have been busy.

“One of the primary things that we do for any election is educate voters,” Kathie Brinkman, the communications director for Oxford’s chapter, said. 

This story was originally published by WFLA.

“Gun locks can save lives,” said Andy Crossfield, co-chair of the League of Women Voters of Polk County’s gun violence prevention committee.

To Crossfield, it is a rare moment of consensus in a politically-fraught time.

“There’s so many times in politics where you just can’t make a difference but this was an ability to actually reach people and supply a need that they didn’t even know they had,” he said.

In the past 10 months, he said, the League of Women Voters of Polk County has distributed more than 1,800 gun locks in the county.

This story was originally published by Olean Times Herald.

The League of Women Voters of Cattaraugus and Allegany Counties hope about 50 people who walked for equality in Olean will take the message they heard to the polls this November.

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