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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.
The League of Women of the United States president Dr. Deborah Ann Turner issued the following statement in response to President Biden’s Executive Orders on Climate Change.
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…
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.
A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order in National Urban League v. Ross against the winding down of in-person counting for the 2020 Census.
Civil Rights Groups, Civic Organizations, and Local Governments Sue to Protect the Census Timeline (Press Release)
LWVUS and partners filed a lawsuit challenging the federal government’s decision to rush the Census counting period to a close amid a national public health emergency.