League Purposes & Principles

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.  The League never supports political candidates or political parties.  League goals include:

  • To foster citizen involvement and develop citizen leaders.
  • To help people understand public issues and how government works.
  • To promote discussions of government policy.
  • To influence public policy on national, state, and local levels.

    General Objectives

  • To establish positions on public policy through member participation and agreement.

  • To take concerted actions that secure public policies consistent with League position

  • To enhance citizen participation in federal, state and local government. 

  • To increase citizen participation in the election processes.