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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 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…
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.
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…
League Calls on Congress to Provide Additional Stimulus Funding Related to COVID-19 (Legal Document)
The League sent a memo to Congress urging them to include policies in the next COVID-19 stimulus bill that that will protect our elections, protect all families regardless of immigration status, and…
Congress must provide states with the funds they need to protect the right to vote amid COVID-19 in the economic stimulus package.
The League joined more than 30 organizations in urging the House Administration Committee to vigorously support for the bipartisan and independent U.S. Election Assistance Commission.
League Joins Groups Urging Presidential Candidates to Prioritize Democracy Reform Agenda (Legal Document)
The League joined over 100 organizations on letters to all announced presidential candidates urging them to implement a democracy reform plan.
LWVUS joined other civil rights organizations supporting the Native American Voting Rights Act of 2019.