"We will appeal to protect the critical rights of voters in these three states, especially during this election year,” said Chris Carson, president of the League of Women Voters U.S.

#RestoreTheVRA

June 25 marks the three-year anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision to gut key provisions of the Voting Rights Act (VRA). We’ve had three years of bad laws that make voting harder in states all across the country. But there is a solution. Tell Congress to repair and modernize the Voting Rights Act TODAY!

League set agenda for the next biennium and elected unanimously Chris Carson of Burbank, California as the organization's 19th national president.

“Our members are fanning out across the Capitol to tell their elected representatives that it is well past time to right this wrong. We need them to pass the Voting Rights Advancement Act (VRAA),” President MacNamara said.

League of Women Voters staff at the United States of Women Summit

I attended the United State of Women Summit hosted by the White House, which highlighted the White House’s initiatives on women and girls, was a star studded event with political heavy weights, Hollywood elites and business leaders.

Tell Congress to Restore the Voting Rights Act

Hundreds of League members from around the country will be lobbying their U.S. Senators and Representatives on Capitol Hill to advocate for the Voting Rights Advancement Act (VRAA).

Speakers from National Institute of Civil Discourse's Reviving Civility in Politics event

Despite any differing political views, the Reviving Civility in Politics event hosted by the National Institute of Civil Discourse (NICD) lived up to its mission. The speakers’ comments on the importance of restoring civility in politics revealed a deeper bond that goes beyond partisan divides.