Making Democracy Work

Stands on Issues

The League uses its positions to advocate on issues.

MISSION: The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy. The League of Women Voters does not support or oppose any political party or any candidate. It does, however, take action on selected government issues in the public interest.

A League position is the stand of the League on a public issue and serves as the basis for advocacy/action. Action includes lobbying, legislative testimony, public statements, media campaigns and joining coalitions. A league position is established after members have studied an issue and achieved consensus on policies and practices that best serve the public interest.

We have positions in the following areas: