The South Bend Area

The South Bend Area

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging the informed and active participation of citizens in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Our Board of Directors meets the first Wednesday of each month at 5:30pm at St Joseph County Public Library, 304 S. Main St., South Bend. Parking is free, and guests are welcome. In case of last-minute changes, please call 574-220-5649 to confirm the meeting. Please let us know in advance if you wish to place an item on the meeting agenda.

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Action Alerts

Action Alert! The Indiana Senate Elections Committee has passed SB105, a redistricting bill that would establish a set of standards that legislators would have to follow when drawing maps. While the bill is a good start, it doesn't go far enough.

Vote411

Have questions for candidates in the upcoming South Bend Municipal election? Submit them here for possible inclusion in the Vote411.org voter guide and/or upcoming candidate forums. Please note, it will not be possible to include all questions. 

Have questions for candidates in the upcoming Mishawaka Municipal Election? Submit them here for possible inclusion in the Vote411.org voter guide and/or upcoming candidate forums. Please note, it will not be possible to include all questions. 

Event Date: 
Mar 14 2019 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

St. Joseph County Public Library

Meet the Candidates, 6 to 8 pm Thursday, March 14 at the St. Joseph County Public Library, 304 S. Main St. South Bend. Featuring declared municipal candidates running for mayor, city council and city clerk in South Bend.

Event Date: 
Feb 13 2019 - 5:30pm
Event location: 

German Township Branch Library

Defend Democracy and Empower Voters by becoming a League Voter Registration volunteer.

Event Date: 
Feb 8 2019 - 12:00pm
Event location: 

South Bend Chocolate Cafe

Linda Jung-Zimmerman, Assistant Director of the Upper Room Recovery Community, will be the Lunch with the League speaker from noon to 1 pm on Friday, Feb. 8 at the Chocolate Café, 122 N. Michigan St., South Bend.