The Act provides an important roadmap for solving the vital issues facing our political system and serves as a vehicle to help renew Americans’ faith that the problems facing our democracy can be solved.
This bill will make elections fairer and put power back in the hands of the American people.
The League sent a memo to the U.S. Senate calling for a hearing on the For the People Act.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Tuesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to act on partisan gerrymandering, calling the matter “one of the most important issues in America today.”
Hogan and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger spoke at an anti-gerrymandering rally Tuesday morning organized by Common Cause and the League of Women Voters.
LWVUS filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court that will determine the rights of minority voters in North Carolina. The brief urges the Court to hear the case which will review the Voting Rights
Rooted in the movement that secured the right to vote for women, the League has worked to foster civic engagement and enhance access to the vote since our organization was founded in 1920.
Voter discrimination cannot be tolerated in the 21st century. That's why we're pushing Congress to pass the Voting Rights Amendment Act, a flexible, modern answer to the problem of discrimination in voting.
The League’s advocacy work in the courts, just like our lobbying in Congress and with the Executive, builds our influence in the political process.