Making Democracy Work

About the League

OUR VOTER GUIDE FOR CONTACTING ELECTED OFFICIALS IS IN THE SECTION ENTITLED "WHAT LEAGUE DOES"

Our Mission and Roles

The League of Women Voters does not support parties or candidates. We encourage informed and active participation in government, and we influence public policy through education and advocacy.

The League of Women Voters has two separate and distinct roles.

  • Voters Service/Citizen Education: we present unbiased nonpartisan information about elections, the voting process, and issues.

  • Action/Advocacy: we are also nonpartisan, but, after study, we use our positions to advocate for or against particular policies in the public interest.

To conduct our voter service and citizen education activities, we use funds from the League of Women Voters Education Fund, which is a 501(c)(3) corporation, a nonprofit educational organization. The League of Women Voters, a membership organization, conducts action and advocacy and is a nonprofit 501(c)(4) corporation.

Our Vision, Beliefs, and Intentions guide our activities.

History of the League of Women Voters