Join

Joining the League of Women Voters is a great way to get involved in your community and play an active role in our democracy.

Our volunteers (both men and momen) work year round to:  

  • register new voters,
  • host community forums and debates,
  • provide voters with election information they need,
  • study issues that affect our communities and take positions on those issues when appropriate,
  • engage at local and state levels on legislative priorities and on efforts to improve our election process.

There are various ways to get involved:

  • Keep informed
  • Donate funds 
  • Become a member

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KEEP INFORMED 

Sign Up for Email Updates

 Choose from any or all of the following:

Election Updates
 - short updates on when and how election information will be available, including candidate forums and Pro/Con presentations about state propositions and local measures

The Voter Newsletter
- published 10 times a year, our email newsletter provides lots of information about local  and national issues and elections, as well as notices of events happening in our area  

General Interest
- email updates that don't fall in the other two categories

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DONATE

The wotk of the League is done by volunteers, with little or no paid staff. We are funded by member dues and  donations from members and others who support our work. 

Donate

We will appreciate your support and never share your name. 

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BECOME A MEMBER

If you feel that you want to do more to participate in the work of the League in our community, we're happy to welcome you. 

Membership in the League of Women Voters is open to men and women sixteen years of age and up. 

 How do I join?  

  •  If you're a full-time student:  
  • If you're a current member you will get a renewal notice by early September.

  •  If you're not a student, you and other members of your household can

   Join Online

or 

   Join by Mail

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STILL UNDECIDED ABOUT MEMBERSHIP?

Here's a few FAQs.

Why Should I Join?

Through participation in League projects, you will:

  • contribute valuable service to the community
  • gain knowledge and experience through the study and discussion of timely and important topics
  • discover new interests, develop new skills and learn about crucial issues in your community
  • develop lasting friendships and make professional contacts as you meet others in League who share your interests

How much time does it take?

It's up to you!
 
  • Many members choose to support the League with just their annual dues. Your membership alone gives us the political influence needed to build a voice for citizens and a force for change.

  • If you want to become more involved, there are many things to do, including:
    • Voter registration
    • Candidate forums
    • Pro/Con presentations on propositions and measures
    • Study groups that work to understand and make recommendations for action on current issues 
    • Advocacy groups that take action on our League positions 
    • Teams that support our work behind the scenes - do you have expertise in areas such as:
      • Online media
      • Writing or editing
      • Public speaking
      • Finance/accounting
      • Donor relations
      • Event planning 
      • Publicity

 

What do I get from membership?

  • You automatically become a member of
    • the Cupertino-Sunnyvale League
    • the Bay Area Inter-League Organization
    • LWV of California
    • and LWV of the United States.
  • You have a voice and a vote in what issues our League choses to study and to advocate. 
  • You are adding your voice to a powerful force of League members from all 50 states, Washington DC, the Virgin Islands, and Hong Kong. 
  • You will enjoy the company of other bright and informed people as you find one or many ways to contribute to the efforts of the League.