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National LWV President’s Update

One year ago, in his State of the Union Address, President Obama announced that he was creating a Presidential Commission on Election Administration. The Commission was charged with exploring the reasons for long lines at the polls. Following on the heels of the 2012 Presidential Election and the efforts in states across the country to […]

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LWV President Talks Voting Rights (Memphis Daily News)

League of Women Voters President Visits Memphis By Andy Meek, Memphis Daily News October 14, 2013 Elisabeth MacNamara, president of the national League of Women Voters, is coming to Memphis Monday, Oct. 14, to sound a warning. The league sees a collective and growing threat to voting rights, especially in the wake of a U.S. […]

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Money in Politics (LWV press release)

Money and Influence in American Politics Take Center Stage at Supreme Court 10/07/2013 by Renee Davidson “McCutcheon v. FEC Boils Down to More Money, More Influence,” says League Washington, DC – This week, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission (FEC). The case challenges aggregate contribution […]

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