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Democracy Is On The Ballot This Year, National Voter Registration Day 2022 Is More Critical Than Ever (Press Release)
This year, civic organizations around the country recognize September 20th as National Voter Registration Day, registering hundreds of thousands of voters in a single day. This year, Leagues will…
League of Women Voters, Missouri NAACP Sue Over Law Criminalizing Voter Engagement Efforts (Press Release)
Jefferson City, Mo. -- Two nonpartisan civic engagement organizations sued the state of Missouri and Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft in Cole County Circuit Court to block provisions of one of the…
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
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 Voters strongly endorses this common-sense bipartisan legislation, and we stand ready to work with lawmakers to see it become law.
We commend President Biden for prioritizing the reunification of thousands of families separated by the previous administration.
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.
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.