It is tempting to look back on the early days of the League for inspiration, especially as we look forward to a federal midterm election where much is at stake. I am also inspired by the fact that so many Leagues and members are already out in their communities registering and educating voters.
Thanks to the work of the League of Women Voters and our coalition partners, no eligible voter in Wisconsin was disenfranchised by the state's state’s voter photo ID, which remains blocked by a federal court injunction to this day.
Voter discrimination cannot be tolerated in the 21st century. That's why we're pushing Congress to pass the Voting Rights Amendment Act, a flexible, modern answer to the problem of discrimination in voting.