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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.

What's New?

LWV BUSY OCTOBER - Voter Registration, Candidate Forums, & Voter Education

Sunday, October 16 - Candidate Forum, 1:30 - 5:00 PM, Glenbard South High School, 23W200 Butterfield Road, Glen Ellyn - DuPage County Forest Preserve District 4, DuPage County Board District 4 (four year term), DuPage County Recorder, IL State Representative District 46, IL State Representative District 48, & IL State Senate District 23.

Wednesday, October 19 - Candidate Forum, 7:00 PM, Downers Grove Village Hall, 801 Burlington Ave., DG, 81st District Illinois Representative & DuPage County Board District 2. Oct 19 Forum

Wednesday, October 26 - Candidate Forum, 7:00 PM, Woodridge Village Hall, 5 Plaza Drive, Woodridge, DuPage County Board District 3.

Voter Registration & Candidate Information

A team of LWV and AAUW registrars will be busy this fall with Voter Registration and Mock Elections at local high schools. Important dates for voter registration as we count down to the November elections:

Early Voting: October 24 through November 5, 2016 if voting early in Downers Grove. See other locations through November 7 at

Last day for deputy registrars to register voters: October 11, 2016

Grace period registration: September 29 through October 22, 2016

Election day and polling place registration: November 8, 2016.

Great Decisions Discussion Group

The Great Decisions Discussion Group is open to all. Please contact Nancy Peraino for additional information and reading materials -, 630 968 8706.

The Woodridge Library 2017 meeting schedule for AM Great Decisions group is February 7, February 14, February 22, February 28, March 7, March 14, March 22, March 28, & April 4. The group meets from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM and the Monitor is Meg Kadlec,, 630 969 1546.

The Downers Grove Library 2017 meeting schedule for PM Great Decisions group is January 31, February 14, February 28, March 14, March 27, April 11, April 24, May 9, May 30. The group meets from 7:00 PM to 8:50 PM and the Monitor is Nancy Peraino,, 630 968 8706.

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