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Statements and Press Releases

The League of Women Voters urges members of Congress to vote NO on the Goodlatte bill and NO on the Ryan compromise.
Today the Supreme Court ruled that the plaintiffs failed to demonstrate standing in the case of Gill v. Whitford, a case which challenged the state of Wisconsin’s assembly map as an example of partisan gerrymandering.
Today, in a 7-2 decision that challenged political apparel at polling places, the Supreme Court ruled in Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky that parts of the state’s law are too subjective, making its enforcement unreasonable.
Today, the Supreme Court ruled against Ohio voters by upholding the state's purging practice for those voters who did not vote in a single election.
Eight states held primary elections Tuesday in which female candidates of both parties ran and won for governor, house, senate and local legislature seats. 

News Clips

League of Women Voters of Maine president speaks about ranked-choice voting on NPR. 

For the first time in more than half a century, the decennial census will ask respondents to indicate whether they’re a U.S. citizen or not.

A bipartisan group of secretaries of state is condemning a proposal to allow armed Secret Service agents at election polling stations.

In a spirited argument on Wednesday, the Supreme Court appeared deeply divided over whether Ohio may kick people off the voting rolls if they skip a few elections and fail to respond to a notice from state officials.

Dr. Deirdre Kamlani, Board Member of the League of Women Voters of Greenwich, talks about an innovative approach to teaching US history, democracy and civics using the Harvard Case Study Method.