Frequently Asked Questions

How much does League Membership cost?  

  • $70 for a basic membership to the League

  • $105 for two members of the same household

  • $35 for students (16+)

  • Your membership fees are tax deductible

How are the dues distributed?

Dues are distributed across our local, county, state, and national Leagues. Here’s the breakdown for a $70 membership:

  • National League: $32

  • Illinois League: $32

  • Cook County League: $4

  • Glenview/Glencoe League: $1.50

  • Lake Michigan & Upper Mississippi Region Leagues: 50¢

What do I get for my dues? 

There are many ways to benefit from joining the LWVGlenview-Glencoe.

Does the League accept donations? 

Yes, we are a 501(c)3. Your donations are tax-deductible.

Does the League endorse political candidates? 

The League is a non-partisan organization. We do not endorse candidates for election. We advocate for our positions, we educate the public and ourselves about current issues in addition to registering voters and fighting for voter rights. Learn more about our goals.

How can I get involved if I'm not comfortable being politically active?  

You can be as active as you wish to be. You can attend any of our events and meetings, you can call or email your legislator, you can educate yourself on League issues or you can keep informed by accessing the website.  There are many ways to get involved.

Can I join if I'm not a resident of Glenview or Glencoe?  

Yes, the LWVGlenview-Glencoe has members from other suburbs including DesPlaines, Niles, and Northbrook.  Why not join now?  Your dues are tax-deductible

Are you connected with other chapters of the League of Women Voters?  

We are affiliated with national, regional, and state organizations.

What does the LWVGG chapter do?  

Our local League adheres to the policy positions of the National and State Leagues. We conduct policy position studies, we register voters, we educate voters with our various informative programs, we appeal to our legislators for responsible votes, we attend Lobby Day, we are present at various rallies, we study pressing national issues, we monitor our village government, and we even have time for some social gatherings.

What are the local policy issues the LWVGG supports? 

Please see Positions and Issues.

What is an "Observer Corps"?

The Observer Corp consists of League members who monitor the various Village Boards; i.e., Village, Park, School, and Library. They meet once per month and submit short reports updating members on their Board’s issues. To become an observer or for more information, email lwvglens@gmail.com