The League of Women Voters of the District of Columbia works to encourage the informed and active participation of the people of DC in government.
We are committed to increasing the understanding of major public policy issues and influencing public policy through education and advocacy. We do not support any candidate or party.
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Help us Engage & Educate DC citizens with a tax deductible gift today.
Your support helps fund projects that empower our electorate through voter registration and education. With your help, we:
- Educate people on the importance of their participation in government, in the political process and, most importantly, in the life of their community.
- Create awareness of what average citizens can do to have an impact on their government.
- Instill in young people and new citizens the knowledge of their role and responsibilities in managing their own government.
Every dollar you donate goes to support local League activities in the District of Columbia.
What We Do
Educate & Engage Voters
Voting is the core of our democracy. We work all year, every year, to empower eligible voters to participate in our political system.
Issues & Updates
The DC Fair Elections Bill was reintroduced today in DC Council. This legislation would make matching funds available to candidates who seek small donations and reject campaign contributions from Big Business.
LWVDC joined DC Vote and 26 national, regional and local groups in delivering a letter calling on Congress to respect the local autonomy of Washington DC and end the attacks on self-determination in governance.
Washington, DC – The League of Women Voters president, Chris Carson, issued the following statement in response to President Trump's immigration ban: "The League of Women Voters is opposed to deportation of non-criminal undocumented immigrants."
Washington, DC – The League of Women Voters president, Chris Carson, issued the following statement in response to the unsubstantiated claim from the White House that millions of illegal votes were cast in the past election.