Supreme Court Finds North Carolina Redistricting Unconstitutional on Racial Gerrymandering

LWV Celebrates Major Win for Voters

Washington, DC – The United States Supreme Court ruled Monday that North Carolina lawmakers used racial considerations to draw congressional districts following the 2010 Census. This unconstitutional racial gerrymandering benefited one political party’s power in the state.

Washington, DC – The League of Women Voters president, Chris Carson issued the following statement in response to reports that President Trump will announce an election commission to investigate false claims of widespread voter fraud in American elections:

Washington, DC – League of Women Voters President Chris Carson today made the following comment on passage by the House of Representatives of the American Health Care Act:

Washington, DC – The League of Women Voters president, Chris Carson, issued the following statement in response to President Trump's immigration ban:

"The League of Women Voters is opposed to deportation of non-criminal undocumented immigrants. 

Abolishing the Election Assistance Commission is “Irresponsible”

 

Washington, DC - Today the House Administration Committee voted to terminate the federal Election Assistance Commission (EAC), the only federal agency devoted exclusively to improving election administration on a bi-partisan basis.  The EAC Termination Act was sponsored by the committee chairman, Rep. Gregg Harper (R-Miss.).