The League joined civil rights organizations in issuing the People's Voting Rights Manifesto in honor of the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the Selma to Montgomery March on March 8, 2015.

The League joined coalition partners on a letter thanking President Obama for his veto of legislation that would force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.

President MacNamara offered testimony at a hearing held by the Federal Election Commission (FEC) on February 11, 2015. The hearing follows a comment period where thousands of citizens expressed their concern over the need for stricter disclosure rules and to strengthen regulations on coordination between candidates and secret, dark money groups. President MacNamara called on the agency to update regulations on campaign finance laws to provide full disclosure in light of recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions Citizens United and McCutcheon v. FEC.

The League of Women Voters of the United States was joined by the League of Women Voters of Texas and the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin have asked the U.S.


League of Women Voters Education Fund Board of Trustees

Board Meeting

October 26, 2014

Renaissance Hotel

Washington, DC

League of Women Voters of the United States Board of Directors

Board Meeting

October 25, 2014

Renaissance Hotel

Washington, DC


The League has joined an amicus brief in the case of King v. Burwell, which will be heard by the Supreme Court on March 4.

The League joined an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court case Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.

The League sent a letter to the U.S. Senate urging Senators to defend our vital natural resources and protect public health against pollution. Members of the LWVUS Lobby Corps will also deliver this letter in their visits to select office on Capitol Hill.

January 15, 2015 

TO:        Members of the U.S. Senate

FROM:     Elisabeth MacNamara, President

LWVUS and the League of Women Voters of Florida joined an amicus brief on a case that focuses on the constitutionality of prohibitions on direct solicitation by candidates for judicial office.