Educating and Engaging Voters

The leaders you elect make the decisions that affect you – your job, health care, energy costs, security and more. The League helps you to get registered, get to know the candidates and issues, and get out and vote.
  • Adapted from a pamphlet published by the League of Women Voters Education Fund in 1980

    Every four years, the Electoral College, a little known feature of our Constitution, enjoys a fleeting movement of fame. About six weeks after the long grind of the presidential election is over, the 538 members of the college meet in their respective states to perform their sole constitutional function: to elect the President and Vice-President of the United States.

  • NEWS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    :          
    October 3, 1988

    LEAGUE REFUSES TO "HELP PERPETRATE A FRAUD"

    WITHDRAWS SUPPORT FROM FINAL PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE

    WASHINGTON, DC —"The League of Women Voters is withdrawing its sponsorship of the presidential debate scheduled for mid-October because the demands of the two campaign organizations would perpetrate a fraud on the American voter," League President Nancy M. Neuman said today.

  • STATEMENT BY NANCY M. NEUMAN PRESIDENT, LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS

    Good afternoon. I am Nancy Neuman, president of the League of women Voters. Thank you all for coming on such short notice.

    The decision I am here to announce vas not an easy one to reach. It's the right decision. I know that. But not an easy one.

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