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Vera Institute of Justice JUST IN: Alabama is poised to begin addressing voter disenfranchisement—beginning with restoring voting rights to people formerly convicted of certain types of felonies. The law is expected to have ‘wide-reaching impacts’ across Alabama, including by allowing those who are currently incarcerated to vote via absentee ballot. More info @ http://ift.tt/2rn1vy7 Automated…

BREAKING: Supreme Court declines to revisit North Carolina’s voter suppression law. ACLU 2016 win stands! http://ift.tt/2r8VRiV …

Supreme Court Declines to Hear North Carolina Voting Case WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has declined to review a federal appeals court decision holding that North Carolina’s 2013 election law — which imposed a voter ID requirement, cut a week of early voting, and eliminated same-day registration — intentionally discriminates against African-Americans. Nor… More info…

To quote Issues Specialist Claire Flynn McIntyre “Great letter by Patty. You know you did the job right when neither side was happy. ” http://ift.tt/2pLE9hy

Treading a tightrope at Hultgren forum Imagine throwing a party for more than 700 people, at a house that wasn’t yours for people you didn’t know. That’s what it was like to host the 14th Congressional District Q&A April 25 at the Arcada Theater in St. Charles. More info @ http://ift.tt/2pLE9hy Automated post from LWV…

League of Women Voters Lake Michigan Region Sign up now if you are near Chicago! These are free and interesting. More info @ http://ift.tt/2qd8vfL Automated post from LWV of the Elgin Area – http://ift.tt/2dKZy4V May 13, 2017 at 09:38AM