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League of Women Voters of Washington Acts to Protect Voter Access to Campaign Expenditure Information
The League of Women Voters of Washington joined Campaign Legal Center, Fix Democracy First, and the Brennan Center for Justice in an amicus brief on August 10, 2023, in State of Washington v. Meta Platforms supporting a Washington state law that advances voters’ right to know who is spending in their elections.
A 3-Part Civics Education Project
Video: “PHD 101,” an LWLV webinar posted for convenience on YouTube introduces League members and the public to the Public Hospital Districts of Washington and how they might address identified gaps in local healthcare
Presentation: “Engaging with Your Local Public Hospital District” is a live presentation by LWV members, giving ways to get to know your existing local PHD and showing examples of how League members and the public can work with a PHD to address local health care needs.
Tools: The PHD Formation Toolkit offers a self-study guide and resources for learning about how PHD’s are formed.
Study Now Available as a Free PDF Download
Between 2005 and 2020, one quarter of the nation’s newspapers closed, leaving 1,800 communities with no local news outlet. At the 2021 LWVWA convention, delegates authorized a study of the decline of local news in Washington to support League development of a policy position.
The charge of the study committee was to evaluate the condition of news outlets in Washington. The task was not to present solutions. Rather it was to provide information to make readers aware of the significance of the issue with a goal of reaching consensus on a League policy.
Your Vote Tabloid
Once again, LWVWA has partnered with The Spokesman-Review to produce a tabloid filled with everything you need to know about voting in Washington state.
Selected English-Language Articles
Selected Spanish-Language Articles
LWV Member Rights and Responsibilities
Individuals who join the League of Women Voters become part of a highly trusted, 100+ year-old organization comprised of a large grassroots network. LWV is committed to providing opportunities for members to amplify their individual political power by participating in local, state, and national League actions.
LWV is an organization fully committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in principle and in practice. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to the organization’s current and future success in engaging all individuals, households, communities, and policymakers in creating a more perfect democracy.
The League Is a Nonpartisan Source You Can Trust
The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization. We encourage the informed and active participation of citizens in government. The League acts in support of, or in opposition to, selected governmental issues that its members have studied. It does not support or oppose candidates, factions, or political parties. League members, as individuals, may support candidates of the political party of their choice. In order to protect the League's nonpartisanship policy, guidelines regarding the political activities of the Board of Directors are reviewed frequently.