WASHINGTON – Today the League of Women Voters of the United States CEO Virginia Kase Solomón issued the following statement in response to the House reintroduction of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act:
WASHINGTON – The League of Women Voters is set to reach over 100,000 voters this year for the civic holiday of National Voter Registration Day. National Voter Registration Day is recognized every year during the third week of September, as a nonpartisan civic holiday where organizations come together to register hundreds of thousands of voters on a single day. Since the inception of NVRD in 2012, the League has been the largest on-the-ground partner.
HARRISBURG, PA — Yesterday, the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania (LWVPA) filed an amicus brief in Public Interest Legal Foundation v. Schmidt, a case before the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, urging the court to reject an attempt to disclose personal information of voters to a third-party, private group. The League is represented by Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS - A federal judge will hear arguments starting today in a consolidated trial against Texas’ controversial anti-voter law Senate Bill 1. The trial is scheduled…
Tallahassee, FL — A Florida trial court has sided with plaintiffs including the League of Women Voters of Florida in the case Black Voters Matter Capacity Building Institute v…
AUSTIN, TEXAS - A federal court ruled late last week in favor of civil rights groups who filed a lawsuit against anti-voter legislation, Senate Bill 1. The lawsuit, filed in 2021 by the Texas Civil Rights Project, American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Texas, Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Disability Rights Texas, and the law firm Jenner & Block LLP, argued that the law’s mail-in ballot identification matching provisions violate federal law.
League of Women Voters of North Dakota, CLC Join Suit to Protect Mail-In Voting Process in North Dakota
Fargo, ND – Today, the League of Women Voters of North Dakota (LWVND), represented by Campaign Legal Center (CLC), filed a motion seeking to intervene on behalf of voters and LWVND members to defend against a challenge to the state's mail-in voting processes.
Civil Rights Organizations File Amicus Brief in Alexander v. South Carolina NAACP, Supreme Court Case Addressing Racial Gerrymandering
WASHINGTON, DC —Today, the League of Women Voters of the United States joined an amicus brief filed by the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law in Alexander v. South Carolina State Conference of the NAACP, a racial gerrymandering case to be heard before the Supreme Court of the United States this fall. The brief is also joined by the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the Leadership Conference Education Fund, Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC, Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Campaign Legal Center, Demos, and the Southern Coalition for Social Justice.
Washington, DC — Today, the League of Women Voters of South Carolina (LWVSC) filed an amicus–or friend of the court–brief along with the Gullah Geechee Chamber of Commerce, the Charleston Branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, and the Circular Congregational Church in the case Alexander v. South Carolina State Conference of the NAACP, which will be heard by the US Supreme Court on October 11, 2023. The case is on appeal after a three-judge district court struck down South Carolina’s congressional map as an unconstitutional racial gerrymander.
Seattle, WA – Campaign Legal Center, joined by the League of Women Voters of Washington, Fix Democracy First and the Brennan Center for Justice, today filed an amicus brief in State of Washington v. Meta Platforms, Inc. supporting a Washington state law that advances voters’ right to know who is spending in their elections.