Virginia Voting Rights Groups File Lawsuit to Extend Voter Registration Period Following Outage | League of Women Voters

RICHMOND, VA—Today, the League of Women Voters of Virginia, Virginia Civic Engagement Table, and New Virginia Majority filed a federal lawsuit against the Commonwealth of Virginia, asking the court to grant a 48-hour extension for voter registration and to extend in-person early voting. The lawsuit was filed with representation from Advancement Project National Office and Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights...

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Top Advocacy Organizations Partner to Represent Whistleblowers and Protect the Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 13, 2020 Top Advocacy Organizations Partner to Represent Whistleblowers and Protect the Election Democracy Protection Initiative helps whistleblowers disclose the truth to protect the election WASHINGTON – Today, Government Accountability Project is joined by American Constitution Society, American Oversight, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, Georgetown Law’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection, Protect Democracy,...

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Statement of Voting Rights Advocates in Response to Pennsylvania Supreme Court Ruling | League of Women Voters

HARRISBURG, PA—The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruled today that state law allows county bureaus of elections to set up drop boxes and satellite offices to accept mail and absentee ballots. In a lawsuit brought by the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, the court also found that Pennsylvania law requiring all mail and absentee ballots to be delivered to the county elections office...

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WilmerHale Represents Voters and Civil Rights Organizations in Legal Action Challenging Voter Suppression Efforts in Pennsylvania; Advocates Release Statement in Response to Pennsylvania Supreme Court Ruling

The press release below was originally distributed by the ACLU, NAACP, Public Interest Law Center, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Common Cause and League of Women Voters of the United States and republished with permission. The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruled today that state law allows county bureaus of elections to set up drop boxes and satellite offices...

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