Welcome to the League of Women Voters of Illinois.
The League of Women Voters of Illinois encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government and works to influence public policy through education and advocacy. Any citizen, 18 or older, male or female, may join. The LWV is nonpartisan and neither supports nor opposes candidates for elected office but does act on issues after member study and consensus. Read more.
Did You Know?
L. Belle Goodman
Goodman authored the Illinois Voters Handbook, which was published first in 1914. It was later published in further editions by the Illinois League of Women Voters.
For more on Mrs.Goodman and many other fascinating stories about women who ran for political office before 1920 check out:
http://www.herhatwasinthering.org/web/default.aspx. This website database contains 212 records of women from Illinois. These women were involved in 323 campaigns.
League of Women Voters of Illinois
State Convention 2015
June 6 - 7, 2015 - Lisle/Naperville Hilton
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April 2015 E-News
2015 Issues Briefing
Legislative Interview Materials
Program Planning Materials
Resources for Leaders
Report Volunteer Hours
Reserve Conference Room
Online Voter Registration
Find Your Elected Officials
Where We Stand 2013-15
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