The League of Women Voters of the United States encourages informed and active participation in government works to increase understanding of major public policy issues and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan community based volunteer organization that has fought since 1920 to improve our government and engage all citizens in the decisions that impact our lives. The League does not endorse candidates or political parties. Community volunteers operate at national, state, and local levels through more than 800 state and local Leagues, in all 50 states as well in DC, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Hong Kong.
Did you know 2020 is the 100th anniversary of the League of Women Voters and the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment when some women in the United States received the right to vote. The battle for the right to vote spanned generations and the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was just the beginning of the next phase. Check out this NYT article: The Complex History of the Women’s Suffrage Movement
July 2018 Anchorage League Newsletter
The case was the latest battle in a partisan war over how far states can go in imposing all kinds of voting restrictions, including cutbacks on early voting and tough voter ID laws. The court ruled that a state may kick people off the rolls if they skip a few...
May 2018 Anchorage League Newsletter