Democracy Is Not A Spectator Sport
The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization
encouraging informed and active participation in government.
It influences public policy through education and advocacy.
Save the date for the LWV-Wilmette Annual Meeting! Join us Monday, May 15, 2017 at 7:00pm at the Mallinckrodt Center for dinner, wine and a recap of our successful year. Please be aware that the date has changed from Tuesday to Monday!
Illinois Senate Considers Bill to Ratify ERA Learn More
- Illinois Senate Considers Bill to Ratify ERA
April 2017 Local Election Information Learn More
- THANK YOU TO THE CITIZENS OF WILMETTE FOR BEING EDUCATED AND INFORMED VOTERS AND FOR EXERCISING YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE!
Full results from the April 4, 2017 local elections can be found here at the Cook County Clerk's website. (You will need to search through a PDF to find the individual Wilmette and New Trier Township results.)
Calendar of Events Learn More
- Our next event will be a book discussion: Hillbilly Elegy by J.D.Vance. April 27 at the Wilmette Public Library
Coal Tar Pavement Sealant Advocacy Learn More
- Click through to this section to get more information on the statewide Coal Tar Ban and how to sign a Witness Slip.
The Wilmette Village Board unanimously voted on February 28th to ban the use of coal tar pavement sealers in Wilmette. Thank you to all the LWV-Wilmette members who worked so hard on this effort!
League of Women Voters - US Statement on Voter Fraud Learn More
- League of Women Voters - US Statement on Voter Fraud
LWV Position on the Popular Vote for President Learn More
- The League supports the direct election of the President of the United States by popular vote. Read here about the National Popular Vote Compact.
Wilmette Capital Improvement Planning Learn More
- Update on $77 Million Stormwater Project
Planned Unit Development in the Village of Wilmette Learn More
- Developer HODC met with the community on Sept. 7, 2016. Click here to read an article from the Wilmette Life about it.
Getting and Staying on the Ballot Presentation Learn More
- Did you miss the "Getting and Staying on the Ballot presentation? Click here to see the slides from the presentation and the complete manual for prospective candidates.
"THE VOTER" Learn More
- Click here for April, 2017 newsletter
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About the League Learn More
- As a nonpartisan political organization, we encourage individuals to
play an informed and active role in government. Working at local, state,
and national levels, we welcome men and women to join us as we work
together to influence public policy through education and advocacy.
LWV Wilmette Member Book Learn More
- POLICIES, POSITIONS AND PROCEDURES 2016-2017
Updated November, 2016
Wilmette Village Meetings on Video Learn More
- Now including videos of our 2016 League of Student and Governments Leaders mock board meetings.
Join the League Learn More
- Join the League or Renew Your Membership!
Support the League Learn More
- Please donate to the League to help us continue our work.
Contact Us Learn More
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