Making Democracy Work

Making Democracy Work

The League of Women Voters of Louisville (LWVL) 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, visit

Louisville League sponsors Debates in September

2014 Louisville Metro Council Candidate Debates

The League of Women Voters of Louisville will again be sponsoring Louisville Metro Council Candidate Debates in each of the contested Metro Council districts and holding these debates in neighborhoods making them accessible to the voters.

All Metro Council candidates appearing on the November ballot in Districts 5, 7, 9, 11, 17, and 21 have been invited to participate in the Debates to be held later this month. (A list of specific dates and locations is attached).

The Debates will each last 30 minutes and be moderated by a member of the League of Women Voters. In each location the doors will open at 6:00 PM with the Debate itself beginning promptly at 6:30 PM. As in previous years the Debates will be taped by Louisville Metro TV for airing multiple times prior to the November 4th election.

National Voter Registration Week

Before we can vote, we have to register. Tuesday, Sept. 23, is National Voter Registration Day. The League will be working with several organizations (Kentuckians for the Commonwealth, Alpha Kappa Gamma sorority and Neighborhood House) throughout the entire week to register voters.

To see the full schedule of places that the League and the other organizations will be registering voters during the week, please click HERE

Reminder -- on October 8

The League of Women Voters of Louisville (LWVL) & The Women Lawyers Association of Jefferson County co-sponsor this event on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. Moderator, Jean West, FacesWest Productions, WAVE-3.
Details are as follows: The Galt House Hotel / Waterford Room / Rivue Tower, 25th Floor / 140 North 4th Street / Louisville, KY.
Lunch - $35. Table of 8 - $280. Registration 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m, with Lunch & Program from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
RSVP by September 15, 2014. Send check to WLA of Jeff. Co./P.O. Box 70271/Louisville, KY 40270-0271. For further info, contact Colleen Hartley at or 502-585-4700.

Annual Meeting - June 2nd

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.