Who Represents You?
See our NEWS featuring the League's letter regarding the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity.
Read the letter, then call the State Board of Elections (217-782-4141) and urge its members to stand firm in their current position.
President Woodrow Wilson had three daughters who pleaded with him to support women's suffrage. He finally heard them and in 1918, urged House members to vote for the 19th Constitutional Amendment.
In 1915, the eldest, Margaret, was the hostess of the convention of a group of women who would later be called League of Women Voters.
Do You Have Two Minutes?
Click here to email the Governor and voice your opinion. If you fill the form out once, it will subsequently autofill.
What do you want to tell him?
* Sign the Automatic Voter Registration Bill,
* Sign the Minimum Wage/Paid Sick Leave
* Support Affordable Health Care for all,
Gov. Rauner did not listen to our pleas but the Legislators did. A budget passed 7/6/17 with an override of the Governor's veto.
Let Governor Rauner know what you think. Call:
Springfield 217 782 0244 or
Chicago: 312 814 2121 or
write an email at Illinois.gov
*to support sustained allocation of state funds for public higher education;
*to encourage Leagues across the nation to be active on the LWVUS electoral college position;
*to approve a study to update LWVIL Criminal/Juvenile Justice position.
More than 100 delegates and 60 non-delegates attended.
Kyra Kyles, Sheri Latash, Wylecia Wiggs Harris
Dr. Harris, LWVUS Chief Executive Officer, gave a view on "Diversity in the League." Kyra Kyles, former Editor-in-Chief of Ebony Magazine, talked about "Changing the Narrative in Discussions of Race." Eileen Heineman, YWCA Evanston, spoke on "Talking About Race: It's Not as Hard as We Make It."
The Truth about the
"ur democracy...needs you. Not just when there's an election, not just when your own narrow interest is at stake, but over the full span of a lifetime.”
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LET'S KEEP THE MOMENTUM GOING!