Chicago

Chicago

The League of Women Voters of Chicago is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. We influence public policy through education and advocacy.

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Event Date: 
Feb 21 2019 - 5:30pm
Event location: 

Union League Club of Chicago

Why are zip codes a top predictor of whether a child will end up in college or in prison? The need for solutions extend beyond the schoolhouse walls.

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Chicago Municipal Elections will be held on February 26, 2019. Find out everything you need to know before Election Day.

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LWV Chicago is hosting candidate forums in wards across Chicago ahead of the February 26 Election. Learn more about the people on your ballot!

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We sent a questionnaire to candidates on the municipal election ballot that asked for their views and positions on public financing, affordable housing, access to high-quality education, lead water pipe toxicity, and water supply safety.

Issues Briefing 2019
Event Date: 
Mar 2 2019 - 9:30am
Event location: 

Conference Center at University Center

Join us to learn from issue experts, legislators and activists from throughout our state.

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Event Date: 
Mar 7 2019 - 11:30am
Event location: 

The Union League Club

Celebrate women's history month with guest speaker Rebecca Sive, author of "Vote Her In," a guide to electing a woman as U.S. President.

Time for Action

Action Alerts

FROM:  Bonnie Cox, President 
             Jean Pierce and Allyson Haut, Issues Co-Chairs
             Paula Lawson and Jane Ballengee, Redistricting Issues Specialists
 
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LWV Chicago has been registering voters at Chicago's City Colleges. In just one week a total of 136 students were registered at four schools.

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Who can register to vote? How do I register to vote? When can I register to vote?