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In a win for voters, a federal judge ruled to restore early voting hours that had been cut in Ohio. The move, which comes just in time for the November election, follows tireless work on behalf of the League of Women Voters of Ohio and its partners.
Like the Florida League, Leagues across the country are seeking solutions to the issue of redistricting and gerrymandered Congressional districts.
In Ohio and elsewhere, state and local Leagues are responding to elections law changes of all kinds by providing voters with accurate, up-to-date voting resources and information.
In the last two weeks, four anti-voter provisions became law in Ohio. Read our guest blog from the League of Women Voters of Ohio on these election changes and how they're keeping voters informed.
Following similar voter suppression efforts in North Carolina, Wisconsin and elsewhere across the country, Ohio is among the latest states to take steps to restrict the right to vote.
Melissa Currence is a member of the Cincinnati Area League of Women Voters.
LWV of Tallmadge hosted its first "Smart Chicks Vote Happy Hour" to celebate Women's Equality Day.