"Our local League of Women Voters has taken up the issue of truth in campaign advertising and recently sponsored a community dialogue on the subject. Yet more awareness on the part of the public is needed. We have, as a nation, the privilege of voting for our government. Let us do so with the most accurate information possible."
“On Wednesday, in the heat of another pitched American battle over voting rights, one that is playing out in courthouses and state capitals all across the nation, the Senate Judiciary Committee met yet again to remind us of how tenuous the right to vote still is in this country. ... The hearing was called "The Citizens United Court and the Continuing Importance of the Voting Rights Act" and, as the title suggests, it was an attempt by the Democratic leadership on the Committee to connect together on Capitol Hill two legal trends of recent vintage, each beginning in 2010.”
"After recent Supreme Court rulings, are states foreclosed from using a public financing system just for judicial elections?"
“The Juneau [Alaska] League of Women Voters is proud that Senator Begich voted to move ahead with this critical legislation and stood up for the voters against the special interests. We were disappointed, however, that Senator Murkowski voted to block...”
“‘Fortunately, Senator Udall and Senator Bennet did vote to allow debate on this vital issue,’ said Cath Perrone, LWV of Colorado. ‘We are proud that the senators from our state stood up for the voters against the special interests pouring huge sums of secret money into the elections’...”
“Their rationale for their votes doesn't take into account the need to know who's influencing elections.”
“The League of Women Voters of Glenview [IL], along with other Leagues across the nation, believes we must preserve the integrity of our electoral process by increasing transparency and letting the sunlight shine in.”
“The League of Women Voters of Ohio urges Ohioans to contact Senators Brown and Portman and ask them to support sending the DISCLOSE Act of 2012 to the floor for a vote.”
“The League of Women Voters of Ohio is deeply concerned about the current state of political financing in our nation.”