The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan organization that encourages the informed and active participation in government. We are a grassroots organization of people who want to make a difference in the political future of our communities. We work to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
We are the League of Women Voters of the District of Columbia a state chapter of the League of Women Voters of the United States serving the people of Washington, DC, and a member of the League of Women Voters of the National Capital Area.
We envision a democracy where every person has the desire, the right, the knowledge and the confidence to participate.
We encourage informed and active participation in government, work to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influence public policy through education and advocacy.
We work to register voters, provide voters with election information through voter guides as well as candidate forums and debates.
We are nonpartisan.
We do not support or oppose individual candidates or political parties.
Since 1920 we have been an activist, grassroots organization whose leaders believed that voters should play a critical role in democracy.