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

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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 August 15, 2016, LWVL will host the following Panel & Open Discussion: Racism: Justice and Changing Hearts & Minds. Click here for details: August 15 Dinner & Democracy
~ Public Invited ~ Dinner donations accepted


On August 18, 2016, the Louisville Free Public Library, 301 York Street, Louisville, KY 40203 (502) 574-1611 is showing the movie, Suffragette. Following the movie, will be a presentation by Marsha Weinstein, cofounder and vice president of the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Trust and LWVL past president. She will take us through the suffragette movement here in Louisville. The National League was found on 08/26/1920, with the Louisville League following on 11/19/1920.


September 7, Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at Lang House, 115 South Ewing Avenue, 40206. BOOK: Locust Effect: Why the End of Poverty Requires the End of Violence by Gary A. Haugen and Victor Boutros. Book is the winner of the 2016 Grawmeyer Award for Ideas Improving the World Order. Discussion Leader: Pat Murrell.
~ 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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