• DISCLOSE Act Coalition Press Event – November 18, 2010

    League of Women Voters Remarks

  • League Volunteers Are Making Democracy Work

    Washington, DC – The following is a statement by national League president Elisabeth MacNamara on Election 2010:

    “Today, American voters went to the polls, casting their ballots and making their voices heard. The League was there for voters, making a powerful contribution to election 2010. We are proud of our work this year, registering, educating and urging voters to participate in this important election.

  • League Submits Testimony to Election Assistance Commission (EAC)

    The League and other organizations submitted written testimony to the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) providing a set of recommendations for ongoing implementation of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) of 1993. Read the testimony below.

  • League Submits Testimony to Election Assistance Commission (EAC)

    The League and other organizations submitted written testimony to the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) providing a set of recommendations for ongoing implementation of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) of 1993. Read the testimony below.

  • Redistricting Report Cover

    The League and the Campaign Legal Center (CLC) recently released the final report and summary of the 2009 conference "Developing an Action Agenda for Redistricting in 2011." With support from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the Joyce Foundation and the Ford Foundation, the League and CLC brought together redistricting activists and experts to determine how to influence the results of the upcoming redistricting processes in states following the 2010 Census.

  • The League and the Campaign Legal Center (CLC) released the final report and summary of the 2009 conference "Developing an Action Agenda for Redistricting in 2011." With support from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the Joyce Foundation and the Ford Foundation, the League and CLC brought together redistricting activists and experts to determine how to influence the results of the upcoming redistricting processes in states following the 2010 Census.
  • as formulated at Pocantico Redistricting Conference July 2009

    The statement below was agreed upon by attendees of the Pocantico Redistricting Conference on July 22-24, 2009. Additional organizations and individuals have signed on as well. All signatories are listed below. The essential principles are:

  • In an amicus curiae brief, the League asked the Supreme Court to protect fair voting districts by holding that the Voting Rights Act does not require a minority community's size to meet a rigid numerical quota.

    This follows successful League action last year to ask the Court to take up this important redistricting case.

  • Amicus Brief in North Carolina Voting Rights Act Case

    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 Act in relation to a 2003 redistricting in North Carolina.

  • ORAL STATEMENT

    NANCY TATE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF THE UNITED STATES

    on

    The Role of the Election Assistance Commission regarding

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