Voting Rights

Voting Rights

Voting is a fundamental right and all eligible voters should have the equal opportunity to exercise that right. We are dedicated to ensuring that our elections remain free, fair and accessible.

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News

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

The Voter 2007 Edition

 

Event Date: 
Sep 26 2017 - 3:00pm

Recognize Women's Equality Day which celebrates the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave the right to vote to women in the United States. Register to Vote!

News

UPDATE Sept. 3, 2017 The state has moved the case from state court to federal court (their right), so the hearing on the preliminary injunction (see below) scheduled for Sept. 6 at 10:30 am in Nashua Superior Court is unlikely.

Action Alerts

Read more for a link to a detailed article about voter suppression efforts.

Texas early voting
News

Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos would break state law if he hands over personal information about voters to the president's "Election Integrity" Commission without meeting certain conditions.

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Action Alerts

Call to Action for upcoming House and Senate session, Thursday April 20. Read more for PDF. Note that we are again calling for a showing of opposition to SB3, the voter registration "get tough on certain potential voters" bill If you can get to the State House on Tuesday, April 18, by 10 am, please sign in as "opposed" to SB3.

Action Alerts

Critical time for several bills-- SB3 is the voter registration "get tough on certain potential voters" bill that generated over 3 hours of testimony with more than 200 people signing in Opposed at the Senate election law committee hearing on March 7. An amended bill (another 11 pages to completely replace the one discussed on 3/7, Amendment #2017-0978s) was voted Ought to Pass as Amended in executive session on March 21, along party lines. It will be voted on in the Senate March 30 and League opposes it. Therefore our Call to Action for SB3 is to call your own Senator in the next few days and encourage defeat of this voter suppression bill when the full Senate votes on March 30.

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