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Press Releases

Press Releases
WASHINGTON/MEMPHIS – The League of Women Voters of the United States issued the following joint statement with the League of Women Voters of Memphis-Shelby County in response to…
In a victory for South Dakotans, a law that places a 30-day residency requirement for ballot initiative petition circulators has been permanently enjoined by a federal court.
WASHINGTON — Today the League of Women Voters of the United States CEO Virginia Kase Solomón issued the following statement after the 118th Congress elected Kevin McCarthy to be Speaker of the House:
WASHINGTON — Today the League of Women Voters of the United States’ president Dr. Deborah Turner and CEO Virginia Kase Solomón issued the following joint statement on the anniversary of the January 6th attack on the US Capitol: 
WASHINGTON — Today the League of Women Voters of the United States CEO Virginia Kase Solomón issued the following statement after Senate passage of the omnibus appropriations bill that includes the Electoral Count Reform and Presidential Transition Improvement Act.   
The League is grateful to the bipartisan members of the Select Committee for their service to protect our democracy and ensure our nation never again experiences an attempt to overthrow the voices of the American voters.
Thursday, LWVUS board member Allison Riggs was appointed to the North Carolina Court of Appeals as an associate judge, stepping down from service as a board member of the League.
The League of Women Voters and Fair Elections Center released the following statements after the Supreme Court heard oral arguments for the Moore v. Harper case.
(COCHISE, ARIZ.) - The Board of Supervisors in Cochise County, Arizona, voted on Monday to delay certifying this year's midterm election results, a clear violation of state law. The action jeopardizes the votes of tens of thousands of Arizonans and undermines the integrity of our democratic system, according to an amicus brief filed Wednesday by the League of Women Voters of Arizona, ACLU of Arizona, Arizona Democracy Resource Center, and Arizona Center for Empowerment. The groups are represented by Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law, and the law firms Latham & Watkins LLP and Spencer Fane in support of the plaintiffs in two cases, Hobbs v. Crosby et al., and Arizona Alliance of Retired Americans, Inc. et al. v. Crosby et al.
LWV of South Hampton Roads, LWV of Virginia, and LWV of the United States issued a statement on the mass shooting in a Walmart in Chesapeake, VA.

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