CLC President Reacts to the Passing of Dr. Deborah Ann Turner, President, League of Women Voters (LWV)


On Monday, January 29, the League of Women Voters (LWV) announced that Dr. Deborah Ann Turner, president of the organization, has passed away. The following is a statement from Trevor Potter, founder and president of Campaign Legal Center (CLC):  

“Campaign Legal Center (CLC) stands with the League of Women Voters (LWV) and pro-democracy advocates in mourning the loss of League president Dr. Deborah Ann Turner.

“Dr. Turner will be remembered as a champion for equal access to the ballot. Serving as president of the League since 2020, Dr. Turner’s fearless advocacy for a fairer and representative democracy has impacted the lives of countless voters across the nation.

“I believe the example provided by Dr. Turner’s life and leadership will inspire the League’s many dedicated advocates to continue the fight for a stronger, more inclusive electoral process.

“As we send our sincere condolences to Dr. Turner’s family, friends and colleagues, we honor her devotion to safeguarding our democracy.”