The League joined reform groups in sending a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives urging them to vote no on H.R. 2019, legislation that would repeal the presidential public financing system. H.R. 2019, the letter argues, would repeal an important anti-corruption campaign finance law which worked well for most of its existence and provided ordinary Americans with a critical role to play in financing presidential elections.

Use this letter to the editor template to bring attention to the Supreme Court's devastating decision in the Voting Rights Act case, Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder, and the need for Congress to act. Help educate your communities about the work that needs to be done to restore the VRA as we approach the legislation's 48th anniversary.

The League sent a letter to the U.S. House urging them to pass immigration reform and ensure that a path to citizenship is available to all who remain legally in the United States.

Voters’ Guides: Advertising Guidance

Guidelines for Online And Print Voters’ Guides for
2012 Presidential Candidates

Guidelines for Joint Ventures with State or Local Leagues

The policies that follow apply to joint ventures between state and local Leagues and LWVUS or, when appropriate, LWVEF.  LWVEF joint ventures must be directed toward public education.


1.   To get the business of the League or the Education Fund done in an effective and expeditious manner.
A project of

The League of Women Voters Education Fund


State and Local League Guidelines
for Candidate Participation in 2011







LWVUS/LWVEF board meeting minutes will be posted on the League’s website after approval.

Nondiscrimination and Accessibility Of Functions

It is the policy of the LWVUS/LWVEF to conduct its business in settings that do not exclude individuals on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation or disability.  It is also the policy of the LWVUS/LWVEF to use facilities that are accessible to individuals with disabilities.

Private Membership Clubs

Speakers for League Events

As a general rule, national-level officials should be invited only to national League events, state-level officials to state League events, and local/regional officials to local League events.  (A member of Congress may be invited to both national-level League events and to League events in his/her home district.)