Make Democracy Work!
The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization, which
encourages informed and active participation in government. It does not support candidates or political parties.
It influences public policy through education and advocacy.
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Voter Information Learn More
US House of Representative Primary is June 7, 2016. The new district lines are under review by a federal court and are not final. To check your new district under the proposed plan, click here
Calendar of Events Learn More
- LWV SPONSORED MEETINGS AND EVENTS FOR THE PUBLIC AND LEAGUE MEMBERS
April 27, 2016, 6:30 - 8:00 pm, The view from the classroom: NC Policy and Budgeting--How do they impact public school students in their classrooms? Local educators will discuss the impact of budgeting and policy decisions on classrooms in their districts.Open to the Public. Location: Extraordinary Ventures, 200 S Elliott Rd, Chapel Hill. More details
Attention League Members.
May 5, Annual Meeting. More details
League Action Teams Learn More
- The League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham, and Chatham Counties educates voters on many issues. Currently, our major areas of focus include:
the environment, voter services and voter protection; public education; healthcare & Medicaid expansion; violence against women; and gun violence prevention.
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Our Top Issues
Program Leads: Jennifer Rubin and
Gun Violence Prevention
Program Lead: Kate Douglas Torrey
Health Care & Medicaid Expansion
Program Lead: Janet Hoy
Program Leads: Ruth Ann Groh and Niki Jordan
Violence Against Women
Program Lead: Krishna Mondal
Voter Services/Voter Protection
If you are interested in learning more about our work or volunteering to help with any of these issues, please contact the individuals indicated or visit their website page. It's your chance to get involved and make a difference!
Any citizen over 18, male or female, may become a voting and active member of the League.
NC VOTING RIGHTS IN PERIL!
Voting is a Right
The League continues to fight against the destructive effects of voter suppression while also urging full compliance with and protection of important federal laws like the National Voter Registration Act and the Voting Rights Act.
What You Can Do:
Register to vote and VOTE!!!!
Voting is your chance to elect those who will make decisions about our economy, education, environment, and health care.