Making Democracy Work

Because democracy is not a spectator sport.

Participants at the Juvenile Justice and Youth Diversion forum, Feb. 23 at Montgomery County Community College

Participants at the Juvenile Justice and Youth Diversion forum co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters at Montgomery County Community College on Feb. 23, 2019.

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

The Municipal Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Deadline to register is April 22, 2019. Register to vote online, check your registration status and find your polling place, etc., at the Pennsylvania Department of State's website votespa.com.

The Pennsylvania League of Women Voters continues the fight against gerrymandering! Visit Fair Districts PA to get the latest updates and find out how you can help. http://fairdistrictspa.com

Our local League of Women Voters serves a vital function in our community by keeping citizens actively involved in civic affairs and democracy.

WHAT WE DO!

  • Lobby to protect voter rights.
  • Assist voters to register before elections.
  • Compile and print the Voters Guide to ballot issues and candidates' experience and views.
  • Conduct candidate forums before elections for open discussion between citizens and candidates.
  • Organize legislative interviews with local legislators to check their positions and priorities.
  • Publish the Government Directory, an annual key to local, state and federal agencies and officials.
  • Hold educational programs to inform voters about important issues.