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.

Welcome to League Orientation
Event Date: 
Apr 27 2019 - 9:00am
Event location: 

The Aqua

New to the League? Thinking about joining? Learn about the League and its activities from LWV Chicago board members.

Springfield Capitol

SB2090 requires county jails and election authorities to ensure citizens who have not been convicted and are awaiting trial can vote in elections. HB 2040 would bar state and local governments from contracting with private prison companies to run any kind of detention center in Illinois.

Chicago in Focus

While the overall population of the state and city continue to decline, the Latino population is not only increasing, it is driving the local economy, according to Sylvia Puente, speaker at the Chicago in Focus


Equal access to public transportation is not an issue just for the disabled. It is a human rights issue, argues Adam Ballard, housing and transportation policy analyst at Access Living.

I Voted stickers

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