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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.
Salina league members entry into the Tri-Rivers fair parade August 2017.

Participating in Tri-Rivers fair parade August 2017.

Photo of three women during panel discussion next to speaker at podium

2016 Fall Issues Forum featured two Kansas Supreme Court Justices

2018 Fall Issues Forum – Monday August 27th – Opiate Addiction – A Tidal Wave of Tragedy

Larry Black, Director of Opioid Use Disorder Grant Outreach and Admission at Central Kansas Foundation, will present an overview of the current addiction crisis in central Kansas, where we are now and where we seem to be heading.  He plans to talk about levels of care and options available both for those who are addicted and family and friends searching for a way to help.  Please join us at the Salina Public Library Prescott Room, 301 W. Elm St. for this important discussion. AND bring friends!

Keep up to date on our Kansas Legislature with LWVK Legislative Liason, Paul Johnson’s,  Policy Watch.

Salina LWV Annual Meeting 2018

Members and guests met Saturday April 8 at Mokas South for their annual meeting.  Kansas LWV co-president Cille King addressed the group regarding state League activities.  The guest speaker, Duane Schrag, spoke about the use of voting machines and the possibilities for errors and hacking with the current systems and procedures.

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.