Making Democracy Work

Making Democracy Work

The League of Women Voters of Louisville (LWVL), founded on November 26, 1920, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Membership in the League is open to women and men of all ages. For more information, email us at or phone us at 502-895-5218. When you join LWVL, you also become a member of national, state and local leagues -- three levels of government and legislative activity.

Family Court Judge Candidate Forum

April 15 . . . Family Court Forum Details

District Court Judge Candidate Forum

April 29th . . . District Court Forum Details

March 19, 2018 -- Dinner & Democracy

Here is a video of our meeting on March 19, 2018

Dinner & Democracy -- April 16

Voter Town Hall Meeting: Discussion of voters' interests and issues.
  • Monday, April 16th at Lang House, 115 South Ewing Ave., 40206.
  • Light Buffet at 5:30 p.m. Program from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Donations for dinner accepted.
  • Public invited! ============================================================


Book: Finding Time: The Economics of Work-Life Conflict by Heather Boushey (former economics advisor to former Senator Hillary Clinton).
March 21, Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at Lang House, 115 South Ewing Avenue.
Discussion Leader: Pat Murrell
~ Public Invited ~
Is there a book you've read and want to discuss? Send us an email at with your suggestion. Must be non-fiction. Come join us!



Monday, June 4 at 5:30 at the University Club, University of Louisville. Guest speakers are authors of How Democracies Die -- Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt, Professors of Government at Harvard.
  • 5:00 Wine and Conversation
  • 5:30 Business Meeting
  • 6:30 Dinner and Program
  • University Club located at 200 E. Brandeis Ave. Louisville, KY 40208.


League of Women Voters of Louisville Positions

League's position on Education, Local Housing and more: League Positions

Election Information You Need!

Build your ballot with our online voters' guide! Type in your address to see the races on your ballot. Candidates' positions can be compared side-by-side, and you may print out a "ballot" indicating your preferences as a reminder and take it with you to the polls on Election Day. Check out our resources for military and overseas voters!

Go to for details.