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After more than five years of court battles, a settlement has been reached in litigation brought by Texas voters, the League of Women Voters of Texas and MOVE Texas against the state of Texas for…
New programming focus will cover countering mis- and disinformation, increasing election participation, advancing voter access, and reforming redistricting
Civil Rights Groups, Civic Organizations, Tribal and Local Governments Secure Broad Resolution in Census Lawsuit (Press Release)
Stipulated dismissal guarantees Census Bureau will not release rushed apportionment numbers, will not provide states with data to exclude noncitizens from redistricting, and will continue to provide…
LWV of the United States filed a friend of the court brief in Ohio v. Coggins, a suit brought by the state of Ohio and Ohio’s secretary of state to rush the delivery of census data for congressional…
This executive order will expand voter access, strengthen voter registration, and improve election information so that all eligible Americans can participate in our democracy.
LWV of the US and LWV of California, Florida and Texas File Amicus in SCOTUS Case Challenging Trump Census Order (Press Release)
LWV of the United States and the Leagues of California, Florida, and Texas filed an amicus brief in New York v. Trump, a case which challenges President Trump’s executive order to block undocumented…
California Lawsuit Blocking President’s Order Excluding Undocumented Individuals from Census Heads to the US Supreme Court (Press Release)
A federal judge ruled in City of San Jose, California v. Trump that the president’s executive order to block undocumented individuals from being counted in the U.S. Census is unconstitutional.
The US Supreme Court granted an emergency request from the Trump administration, allowing it to rush the 2020 Census count to an early close. LWV CEO Virginia Kase issued this statement in response…
Virginia Voting Rights Groups File Lawsuit to Extend Voter Registration Period Following Outage (Press Release)
LWV of Virginia filed a federal lawsuit asking the court to grant a 48-hour extension for voter registration and to extend in-person early voting due to a system outage.
Judge Rules That Census Must Not be Rushed in Victory for Civil Rights Groups, Civic Organizations, and Local Governments (Press Release)
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ordered the Trump administration to halt its rush to end the 2020 Census, extending deadline for counting to October 31.