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League of Women Voters Urges U.S. Justice Department to Object
North Carolina League speaks out for Voters’ Rights
Appoint Commissioners to Elections Panel
“Restrictions on the use of the national voter registration application form like those by Arizona make it much more difficult to register eligible citizens to vote,” Elisabeth MacNamara said.
This case puts independent voter registration drives, like those conducted by the League, squarely in the crosshairs of those that want to restrict access to political participation and voting.
Section 5 has helped transform American democracy from a restricted, segregated past to one of remarkable inclusion,” said MacNamara. “The importance of the outcome of this case cannot be overstated."
The following is a statement from Elisabeth MacNamara, President of the League of Women Voters of the U.S.:
League Joins Amicus Briefs in Shelby County v. Holder case on Voting Rights Act (VRA)
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