Bart HenshawKaren Rieder
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When Congress left Washington this month, they also left behind a lot of work -- including helping prevent voter discrimination by moving the Voting Rights Amendment Act (VRAA) forward.
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.
Therese Hansen is a member of the LWV of Seattle-King County
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