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

Dinner & Democracy: Amending the U.S. Constitution -- HOW & WHY?

Do we need a Constitutional Amendment to control MONEY IN POLITICS? We need to understand the process.
Monday, September 21 at 5:30 at Lang House. Speaker: Dr. Samuel Marcosson, University of Louisville Constitutional Law Professor. Dr. Beverly Moore, former president of LWV of Louisville, explains the LWV Study and Consensus Process.
~ Light Buffet at 5:30 p.m. with program starting at 6:00 p.m. Donations accepted for dinner. Public invited! ~

Report from Annual Meeting

At the June 1, 2015 Annual Meeting: program was adopted, budgets were adopted, and the board elected. The two new directors are Barbara Kelty and George Schuhmann. Leaving the board are Beverly Harris and Frances Cotton, whose services are greatly appreciated.

In Addition, a new program study item was adopted: League will explore the use of adjunct faculty in Louisville's four-year colleges and universities.
To become acquainted with the issue, we recommend these two links for your review:
Anyone interested in participating in this study is invited. Please check the Calendar for upcoming meetings.


Is there a book you would like to discuss? Send us an email at with your suggestion. Must be non-fiction.
In August we are reading The Cynic: The Political Education of Mitch McConnell by Alec MacGillis. Ron Schneider is leading the discussion. Come join us!

Pics of 2014 Annual Meeting

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!

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