Making Democracy Work

Make Democracy Work!

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.
"The League of Women Voters trains good citizens who have a sense of responsibility about what goes on in their locality, their state and their nation." - Eleanor Roosevelt

The League of Women Voters, which is rooted in the women's suffrage movement, is proud to observe Women's History Month as an opportunity to honor the great work that women, like League member Eleanor Roosevelt, have done to strengthen our country and democracy.

But this month isn't just about our past, it is also about our future! Talk about registering to vote with friends and family who may not be registered or need to update their registration. And then encourage and help them to get registered!

Mark your calendar with these key dates:

DEADLINE: Interested in joining the LWVC Higher Education Study Committee? LWVC is recruiting members for a new study committee on access to public higher education. The committee will research the topic and provide material to local Leagues. The goal: developing a new League position on this important issue.

To learn more, visit: and submit your application. If you aren't yet a member of the League, join us then submit your application.

CANDIDATE FORUM: Merced County Sheriff-Coroner

It has been many years since we've had a race for the office of Merced County Sheriff-Coroner, and, as recently reported by the Merced Sun-Star (March 8, 2014), "it's shaping up as one of the most highly anticipated races of the year." So, don't miss this Candidate Forum,Thursday, May 8th, 7 - 9 PM, Merced City Council Chambers. Want to be a part of the team that makes this a successful event? Curious and want more information? Contact Ann Andersen, Candidate Forum Chair, at or 756-1547.
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