Making Democracy Work

Making Democracy Work

The League of Women Voters of Louisville (LWVL), founded on November 19, 1920, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Membership in the League is open to women and men of all ages. For more information, email us at or phone us at 502-895-5218.



  • September 27 is National Voter Registration Day!
  • The deadline to register and/or change address to vote in the General Election is Tuesday, October 11. Register online -- click on on this home page.
  • Join us! Greet & Meet Alison Lundergan Grimes, Secretary of State of Kentucky at Lang House (115 Ewing Ave.) for coffee at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, October 11!

  • The General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 8.

Dinner & Democracy

Once a month the League of Women Voters of Louisville (LWVL) presents a program of interest to the community and its citizens: on Monday, October 17, 2016 at 6 p.m., LWVL and the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will host the following event: Meet the General Election Candidates: U.S. Congress, KY Senate & House, Metro Council, School Board, & Judges
~ Public Invited ~ Dinner at 5:30 p.m. Donations for dinner accepted -- No Reservation needed!


October 26, Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at Lang House, 115 South Ewing Avenue, 40206. BOOK: Five Dollars and a Pork Chop Sandwich: Vote Buying and the Corruption of Democracy by Dr. Mary Frances Berry. Dr. Berry is the Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought and History at the University of Pennsylvania. Discussion Leader: Mary Jo Rodgers.
~ Public Invited ~
Is there a book you've read and want to discuss? Send us an email at with your suggestion. Must be non-fiction. Come join us!

League of Women Voters of Louisville Positions

League's position on Education, Local Housing and more: League Positions

Election Information You Need!

Build your ballot with our online voters' guide! Type in your address to see the races on your ballot. Candidates' positions can be compared side-by-side, and you may print out a "ballot" indicating your preferences as a reminder and take it with you to the polls on Election Day. Check out our resources for military and overseas voters!

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