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Voter Registration

“Jessica Lowe-Minor, Executive Director of the League of Women Voters of Florida, emphasized the importance of civic participation. ‘Registering to vote enables citizens to voice their opinions about the policies and legislation that impact their lives.’”

“The Florida Nurses Association, the League of Women Voters of Florida and other nursing groups have kicked off a voter registration drive targeting more than 250000 registered nurses.”

"Local [MA] League of Women Voters chapters registered 1156 high school students to vote during a statewide voter registration drive this spring."

“About 2000 petitioners were sworn into citizenship June 27 during a ceremony hosted by the [Houston Area, TX] League of Women Voters. ... Each new citizen is immediately eligible to register to vote, and the league was on hand to help the new citizens with registration.”

“Elections should not be decided by politicians who manipulate voting laws for partisan gain. Improving our elections need not come at the expense of our shared value that all citizens should have the opportunity to participate in our democracy.”

“Gov. Rick Snyder [MI] on Tuesday vetoed three election law bills pushed by Republican legislators seeking to require a ballot box affirmation of citizenship, restrict voter registration drives and require photo ID for obtaining an absentee ballot.”

“Bravo to students at several local [CT] high schools for registering to vote. ... Representatives of the League of Women Voters of Southeastern Connecticut recently visited New London High School, Stonington High School and the Williams School, registering a teacher and more than 135 students...”

“Members of the League of Women Voters of Brookline will return to local college campuses this fall in an effort to encourage students to vote in the November...”

“An attorney representing Florida told a federal three-judge panel in Washington on Thursday that the state may withdraw its request for judicial approval of the registration limits, part of a 2011 rewrite of the state's elections law.”

“Michigan is poised to become the latest state to pass harsh new restrictions on voting. On Tuesday, the Republican-controlled House passed three laws...”