This bill will make elections fairer and put power back in the hands of the American people.
Washington, DC – The League of Women Voters president, Chris Carson, issued the following statement in response to the unsubstantiated claim from the White House that millions of illegal votes were cast in the past election.
“Voting is the foundation stone for political action.” - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
This year, and for several years, there has been a concerted effort in many states to stop some voters from voting, or to make it much harder for them to participate.
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“With just weeks to go before a critical presidential election, we are grateful to the court of appeals for stopping this thinly veiled discrimination in its tracks,” said Chris Carson, president of the League of Women Voters of the United States.
The League sent comments to the Census Bureau regarding the decision to continue using the “usual residence” rule. The rule counts incarcerated citizens at their prison addresses rather than their home addresses.