The LWVEF is pleased to release a new whitepaper entitled Power the Vote 2012: How a new initiative launched results for millions of voters.

Recent changes to Texas law make it extremely difficult for voter registration groups to sign up new voters, violating the First Amendment and the National Voter Registration Act, argues the Brennan Center for Justice in an amicus brief with the League of Women Voters and Rock the Vote. The amicus brief urges the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit to block the Texas law and affirm a lower court decision that enjoined the harsh restrictions.

On Wednesday, September 12, LWVUS President Elisabeth Macnamra testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary at a hearing entitled "The Citizens United Court and the Continuing Importance of the Voting Rights Act."

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