Ninety-four years ago on February 14, 1920, pioneering suffragist Carrie Chapman Catt founded the League of Women Voters to secure the right to vote for women. Within just a few months, Congress would grant American women the vote after decades of advocacy.
With a pivotal Election Day around the corner, the League of Women Voters of the United States held a forum on Thursday, October 28, 2010, to discuss the trends that will impact civic participation among young people.
On December 20, 1963, President Johnson accepted the Report of the President's Commission on Registration and Voting Participation. Seated next to the President is Commision member Mrs. Robert J. Phillips, national President of the League of Women Voters.