The League of Women Voters statement on the U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding the National Voter Registration Act.
League of Women Voters to Host 300+ Voter Registration Drives Across the Country
Washington, DC (April 17, 2012) – The following is a statement by Elisabeth MacNamara, national President of the League of Women Voters:
LWVUS, LWVAZ and LWVKS applaud the decision by the EAC to reject requests from the states of Arizona and Kansas to modify the national mail-in voter registration form to require voters to provide documentary proof of citizenship.
On National Voter Registration Day (NVRD), the League will host more than 500 voter registration events in local communities.
Legislation Will Improve Voter Registration Accuracy and Enhance Access at the Ballot Box
The League of Women Voters of Ohio, along with other voting rights partners, sent a letter to Ohio Secretary State Frank LaRose demanding that changes to the Primary Election calendar comply with the National Voter Registration Act and the Ohio Constitution.
“Voters should not have to face an obstacle course to vote. The decision by EAC Executive Director Brian Newby is simply contrary to federal law and we expect it to be overturned,” said President MacNamara.
Washington, DC – With Election Day just four weeks away, and voter registration deadlines nearing, the League of Women Voters is proud to provide more voter-friendly informati
This National Voter Registration Day, Leagues in more than 40 states will host over 400 registration events.