The political stage is not just on the national level and the people of Illinois know it. Illinois voters care about the politics and issues in their own back yard, especially those on the municipal level, like their school board and municipal elections, that affect their children, neighborhoods and livelihoods.
Enter the League of Women Voters, one of the nation's oldest and most respected civic engagement organizations. For the last 99 years, the League has remained steadfast in the belief that informed and active participation of citizens in government is the hallmark of democracy. Its members build on this mission today through continued grass-roots and nonpartisan work to educate the electorate with well-researched positions that aid voters in making sound decisions when they cast their ballots; an invaluable resource to combat the hyper-partisanship that can come from ill-informed voting constituencies.
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Published: February 19, 2019
League in the News
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