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Getting Ready for a Busy 2024

Members gathered for Civic Cocktails at 9 Mile Garden.


Officers and Board for 2023-2024

New officers and board members were elected at the 2023 Annual Meeting.


Hard at Work on Voters Guides

Find information on voting at The print Voters Guide is published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch before each election and is available at area libraries.


League Releases New History

Author Nicole Evelina signed copies of Raising Our Voices: St. Louis League of Women Voters 1960-2022 at a Feb. 5 launch party. Amazon offers a Kindle edition of the book for $2.99.

Raising Our Voices

Challenging HB1878

League members delivered more than 100 voter solicitation forms to the Secretary of State on Sept. 7.

Voters Guide

Volunteers Distribute Voters Guides

Go to to see online Voters Guide

Online Voters Guide

LWVUS Convention

Metro delegates Cheri Crockett, Angie Dunlap, Kathleen Farrell, Denise Herrington, Cyndy Lenz, Nancy Price, Anne Sappington, Steve Smith, Victoria Turner and Stephanie Weigers enjoy the LWVUS 2022 Convention in Denver.


Advocacy in Jefferson City

Members participated in a Voting Rights Advocacy Day in Jefferson City.


Candidate Forums Inform Area Voters

For the list of 2023 candidate forums, click on Activities. Links are available before each forum to submit a question for the candidates.

Policing Study Group

Policing Equity

Members of the Policing Study Group met with Center for Policing Equity staff on March 23.


Speaking Out Against Anti-Voter Legislation

Asking legislators to make voting easier, not more difficult.


Minor Marker

Dedicating marker on National Votes for Women Trail for suffragist Virginia Minor.

Honoring Virginia Minor

Marching for Voting Rights

Voting Rights Group in Webster Groves Parade on July 4


Joining ACLU in Advocacy

LWVSTL President Angie Dunlap met Rep. Don Mayhew (R-24) and other legislators and testified at a House hearing on March 29.



Registering Youth Voters

Marquette High School's first Festival of Nations


Registering Voters

Volunteers at St. Louis Community College - Florissant Valley


Finish the Fight

The Missouri History Museum hosted a webinar with former LWVUS President Dr. Carolyn Jefferson-Jenkins about her book The Untold Story of Women of Color in the League of Women Voters. The "Colored League" in St. Louis had 300 members teaching citizenship and registering Africian-American voters in the 1920s.



St. Louis County Executive Sam Page expresses "appreciation of the struggles of Suffragists and others who fought for the right to vote by all citizens." Pictured with Dr. Page are Nancy Miller, Louise Wilkerson and Jean Dugan from the League and Pat Shores and Jan Scott from AAUW.


LWV St Louis members march for Equal Rights Amendment 2020

Educating and Empowering Voters for 100 Years

Our members marching for equality at the Equal Rights Amendment March 2020

Read about the LWV Centennial Anniversary

Metro St. Louis

Mission: Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy.

Vision: We envision a democracy where every person has the desire, the right, the knowledge and the confidence to participate. 
                         Be an informed voter!
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Dec 16 2023 10:30 am
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The Lodge at Des Peres

The League looks forward to hearing from Jared Opsal, Executive Director of the Missouri Coalition for the Environment, at this year's Holiday Brunch. 

Enjoy a hot breakfast buffet and desserts from Russo's Gourmet Express. 

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Dec 02 2023 10:00 am
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Town hall meetings on Dec. 2 and Dec. 9 will explore what changes in St. Louis City Government residents think the Charter Commission should study. “Saint Louis Speaks” meetings are sponsored by LWV of Metro St. Louis, the St.

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Oct 15 2023 02:00 pm to 05:00 pm
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Saturday Night Fever

Thank you to all the sponsors, volunteers and attendees who made the 2023 Theatre Party a success.

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Sep 25 2023 07:00 pm

Members enjoyed the election documentary No Time to Fail. After the film, a panel of local election officials discussed the challenges they faced in 2020 and expect in 2024. We heard from St.


Dating back to 1914, St. Louis’s city charter serves as the city’s constitution and plan for city government. Voters approved a new charter review commission in April 2022 that had its first meeting on Aug. 30, 2023.


A Missouri appeals court has rejected the Secretary of State's extreme ballot summaries for a Right to Reproductive Freedom Initiative Petition.  


League volunteers worked with Velma Bailey to teach youth at Camp Sun Splash about voting and civic engagement. A mock election resulted in a tie, showing that every vote matters.


The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a theory in Moore v. Harper that would have given state legislatures nearly unrestricted authority to set the rules for federal elections.


The League's Register & Vote brochure has updated information on Missouri's voting laws. There are now two weeks of no-excuse, in-person absentee voting before each election. Several area election authorities now offer satellite voting sites for voters with a state-issued photo ID.


Legislation to undermine the citizen initiative petition failed to come to the Senate floor for a vote before the session ended on May 12. The Missouri Ho


Lisa Collier, Kathleen Farrell and Joan Hubbard came up with several clever resolutions at the May 6 State Convention in Columbia, "Getting in More Good Trouble."


Signing up to be a poll worker is one way to ensure our democracy stays strong. Sign up with your local election authority (links below) or go to to help with 2024 elections.

your vote matters

Elections have consequences.

EVERY ELECTION MATTERS. The results of elections affect everyone - those who vote and those who do not. Yet voter turnout in the 2023 April municipal elections was just 18 percent in St. Louis City and County and even lower in other Missouri counties.
Our daily lives are affected by a lengthy list of things which elected officials decide. Shouldn’t your opinions be included in important decisions such as reproductive rights and gun policy in Missouri?