It’s time to restore citizen participation in Kentucky lawmaking process

BY: - December 4, 2023

Our representative democracy rests on a basic principle: The people have a right to participate in decisions that affect them.  The League of Women Voters of Kentucky is concerned by any weakening of that principle. In our new “How Can They Do That?” report, we show that Kentucky’s General Assembly has increasingly fast-tracked legislation in […]

Across Kentucky, election workers needed ahead of general election

BY: - September 15, 2023

Editor’s note: This article is part of U.S. Democracy Day, a nationwide collaborative on Sept. 15, the International Day of Democracy, in which news organizations cover how democracy works and the threats it faces. To learn more, visit For several years, Gregory and Wynella Bethards have worked at the polls on Election Day in Jefferson […]


George Russell was dedicated to honest elections in Kentucky and around the world

BY: - January 12, 2023

George Russell, who died recently, was a champion of free and fair elections in Kentucky and around the world. His work and that of his colleagues across the globe for democracy and freedom will always prevail against those who make false allegations about election fraud or try to suppress the voting rights of their fellow citizens. George […]

Future of U.S. election law at stake as Supreme Court hears North Carolina case

BY: and - December 7, 2022

WASHINGTON — North Carolina Republicans appeared to have at least three of the U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative justices on their side Wednesday in a case that could determine the future of elections nationwide, and leave decisions about federal elections in the hands of state legislatures and beyond the reach of state courts. The Supreme Court […]