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The League engaged with the Summit for Democracy, hosted by the State Department, to discuss key issues including election integrity, climate, racial justice,LGBTQIA+ issues, and gender.
The League sent a letter to the US Senate urging them to pass the Youth Voting Rights Act as a measure to support eligible young voters’ access to the ballot.
LWVUS Joined a Letter with the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights on Implementing President Biden’s Voting Rights Executive Order (Legal Document)
The Leadership Conference organized a letter requesting federal agencies to strongly implement President Biden’s 2021 Executive Order promoting access to voting.
LWVUS joined the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights calling on the US Senate to move the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act forward for debate.
LWVUS President and native Iowan, Dr. Deborah Turner, sent a letter to Senator Chuck Grassley, urging him to support final passage of the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights…
The League joined 200 organizations urging Representatives to support HR4, the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.
LWVUS Submits Statement for the Record to the US House Judiciary Committee regarding the VRAA (Legal Document)
LWVUS submitted a statement to the US House Judiciary Committee hearing on the Oversight of the Voting Rights Act: Potential Legislative Reforms.
The Senate committee on Rules and Administration held a voting rights field hearing in Atlanta, GA.
League Joins Call to Support the For the People Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (Legal Document)
The League joined a letter led by the Leadership Conference in support of two critical pieces of legislation needed to protect the freedom to vote: For the People Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights…
The League of Women Voters joined a letter as part of the Declaration for American Democracy (DFAD) coalition calling on debate moderators to ask questions relating to democracy reform.