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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.

Fourth of July Parade!

What's New?

Happy 95th Birthday to the League of Women Voters! This year, the League of Women Voters celebrates its 95th anniversary. Founded by suffragist Carrie Chapman Catt on February 14, 1920 + just six months prior to passage of the 19th Amendment + the League was charged with "finish[ing] the fight" to ensure that every eligible voter has free and fair access to the polls. Ever since, the League has been at the forefront of efforts to empower citizens to play an active role in our democracy.
View the March 18, 2015 Woodridge Village Hall League of Women Voters Candidate Forum

View the March 11, 2015 Downers Grove Mayor and Council Candidates Forums sponsored by the League of Women Voters

View the February 15, 2015 College of DuPage Candidate forum held by the Elmhurst League

Great Decisions Discussion Group

The Great Decisions Discussion Group is open to all and meets at the Downers Grove Public Library. Please contact Nancy Perino for additional information and reading materials. 630 968 8706

This years program will be held at the Downers Grove Library. The 8 topic program runs from January to May for evening groups, morning groups meet only in February and March. Exact dates TBD.

Voter Services--Transportation to the Polls

The League of Women Voters does not provide transportation to the polls. You can call the village clerk at your village's hall or the DuPage County Election Commission to make inquires about arrangements.

Voter Registration Tally

Our local LWV is proud do announce that we have registered 629 voters this year. 43 voter registration events were sponsored by our local LWV and the DG AAUW

NEW--DGWL LWV on Facebook