League of Women Voters Condemns White Supremacists in Charlottesville

Justice Department Flip Flops on Voting Rights in Ohio Purge Case

Washington, DC –  League of Women Voters president Chris Carson issued the following statement in response to the latest Department of Justice brief filed in Husted v. A. Philip Randolph Institute, a pending Supreme Court case concerning Ohio’s voter purge:

This interview originally appeared on The Union Edge.

What’s the difference between civic engagement and political engagement? And why does it matter? Dr. Elizabeth Bennion joins us from the League of Women Voters in South Bend Indiana to discuss.

URL: https://theunionedge.com/dr-elizabeth-bennion-lwv-whats-difference-civic...

Strong Grassroots Opposition Stops "Skinny Repeal" in Senate

Washington, DC – The League of Women Voters president, Chris Carson today issued the following statement on the Senate voting down the health care repeal bill: 

This article was originally published in The Kansas City Star.

By Chris Carson

On Wednesday, the task force known as the Election Integrity Commission met for the first time. Despite their claims of having no preconceived agenda, we know their end goals are clear: to perpetuate unsubstantiated myths of widespread voter fraud and to lay groundwork to suppress voting rights.

Unfortunately, they might already be succeeding.

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http://lwv.org/content/kansas-city-star-op-ed-don%E2%80%99t-be-intimidated-trump-and-kobach%E2%80%99s-election-commission

Washington, DC – League of Women Voters president Chris Carson issued the following statement in response to the first meeting of the 'Election Integrity’ Commission:

“This Commission is undermining the public’s confidence in our elections. We’ve already seen thousands of voters cancel their registrations since Commission vice-chair and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach requested personal voter information from all fifty states.

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http://lwv.org/content/union-edge-radio-fighting-back-against-false-claims-voter-fraud
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http://lwv.org/content/talking-points-memo-while-kobach-commission-bumbles-doj-sends-its-own-voter-suppression
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http://lwv.org/content/mother-jones-these-three-lawyers-are-quietly-purging-voter-rolls-across-country

Washington, DC – League of Women Voters president Chris Carson issued the following statement in response to the White House openly admitting the Election ‘Integrity’ Commission is

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