The League joined a letter to President Trump in support of the Obama Administration's 2012 executive action on "Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals."

The League joined other good government groups on a letter to the U.S. Senate urging Senators to cosponsor legislation to address financial conflicts of interest of the President and Vice President. The legislation, introduced by Senator Warren (D-MA), ensures that those elected as President will be required to take the steps essential to eliminating any conflicts of interest, appearances of conflict, and Emoluments Clause problems they will face as President.

The League joined a letter to the U.S. House in opposition of the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act of 2017.

The League opposed efforts to eviscerate the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE).

The League of Women Voters of Tennessee sent a letter to the TN Secretary of State urging him to consider allowing voters who had been purged from the voter rolls to be allowed to vote by provisional ballot

The League joined 88 voting and civil rights group in urging state election officials to create plans to prevent voting discrimination in advance of the first presidential election in fifty years without a fully operable Voting Rights Act (VRA). Letters were sent to state elections officials in every state.

The League joined an amicus in the case of McCrory v. Harris. The case will be argued at the U.S. Supreme Court on December 5, 2016.

The League was cited in a ruling to extend voter registration an additional week in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.

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