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The League of Women Voters of Tennessee, along with other democracy groups, filed a federal lawsuit today challenging a new Tennessee law that imposes substantial penalties on groups that foster political participation via voter registration efforts. 
Ohio Election Maps Declared Unconstitutional Partisan Gerrymander, to Be Redrawn in Time for 2020  COLUMBUS – Today a three-judge panel from the District Court for the…
Following the introduction of the For the People Act in the U.S. Senate, the League of Women Voters launched a nationwide campaign to promote a hearing on the democracy reform bill. Leagues in eight states placed full-page ads in area newspapers encouraging readers to ask their U.S. Senators for a hearing. The Leagues are also launching postcard writing campaigns to put grassroots pressure on their Senators for a hearing on the For the People Act. 
The League of Women Voters of Texas and other civil rights groups reached a settlement with Texas state officials today to end the discriminatory purging of the state’s voter rolls.
Today a panel of federal district judges ruled in favor of the League of Women Voters of Michigan in their First and Fourteenth Amendment challenges to the state and congressional redistricting plans. 
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…