Voting Rights

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Forty-eight years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the historic Voting Rights Act (VRA) into law. Unfortunately, earlier this summer the U.S.

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We support action to protect the citizen's right to know, to facilitate citizen participation in government and to oppose major threats to basic constitutional rights.
Event Date: 
Nov 10 2017 - 3:00am
Event location: 

Elks Lodge

Community Forum focusing on registration and voting policies at national and state level--what can be done to protect voting rights. Topics discussed include impact of SCT decision eliminating important section of Voting Rights Act; threats posed by Presidential Commission on Election Integrity; and compliance with National Voter Registration Act.

Author Ari BermanAri Berman is a senior contributing writer for The Nation magazine and a Reporting Fellow at The Nation Institute.

voter banner with many words encouraging voting

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September was a busy month for the Voter Services committee.  Before the month began we staffed a table at CSU Fresno’s Gender Equality Day.  We used a card game to ask students questions about voting and our system of government.   We offered our

Event Date: 
Sep 27 2017 - 6:30pm
Event location: 

Denny's - First/Shaw

She will inform us on different voting topics in Fresno County. 

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Judge Temple in Hillsborough District Court this morning issued a ruling that the procedures for voter registration under SB3 may be used for the special election today in the Laconia area, but that any penalty for failing to return papers shall n

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League had its day in court Monday, 9/11/17, although no "live" testimony was taken. The judge's ruling for a preliminary injunction is promised for 7 am Tuesday.

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Conditional Voter Registration

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Read the WMUR-TV article about the League's lawsuit in our attempt to stop implementation of the voter registration restrictions.

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