The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan, nonprofit political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.
What does the League do?
We educate citizens about issues, legislation and candidates.
- We encourage individual participation in the political process.
- We inform through in-depth, objective study.
- We monitor local, state and national government bodies and activities.
- We register voters.
- We sponsor candidate debates and public issue forums.
League Day 2017
Thanks to LWV of Leavenworth for hosting the annual gathering of local Leagues, Members at Large, and guests, in October. We got the scoop on legislative priorities and swapped ideas among local Leagues. Guest speakers Davis Hammet of Loud Light and Micah Kubic of the ACLU of Kansas inspired everyone. See photos from League Day and other events on LWVK’s Facebook page.
League, Chamber Sponsor Candidate Forum October 17, 2017
The Salina Area Chamber of Commerce and League of Women Voters sponsored a forum for candidates for Salina City Commission and Salina School Board seats. See Forum Video of the School Board Candidates and the Candidates for City Commission. Also check out Candidate Profiles page for more information on your candidates.
League Member, Ann Zimmerman, Presents Information Regarding Voter Registration Of Ex-Felons
During a day long Sheriff’s department training on Thursday, November 2, parole and re-entry officers from Saline, Reno, Sedgwick, Wyandotte, Douglas and Shawnee Counties discussed evidence that voter registration, like work and family re-entry support, leads to lower recidivism. To hear about some of the myths and facts surrounding this important topic see the video here.