The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

We encourage citizen involvement with government.

Seeking candidates for  Village Trustee, Library, Parks and Schools Boards

 Winnetka uses a caucus system in which caucus volunteers identify, screen and select candidates for our elected offices. The "slates" of candidates are put before the entire village in the fall, and after approval, on the ballot in the spring. 

New Trier Township Caucus Seeks Candidates for April 2021 Elections
The New Trier Citizens League, the 107-year-old community caucus for New Trier
Township, is seeking interested residents to serve as Township Supervisor and Trustee. Those
elected in April 2021 will serve four years with monthly meetings.
The Supervisor and Trustees oversee Township government and participate on advisory
committees that allocate grant funding to local social service agencies that provide a variety
of services to residents.

Vote by Mail

Stay safe—vote without ever leaving your home.

The first step? All registered voters in Chicago and suburban Cook County can now fill out and submit an application for a vote-by-mail ballot.

 Chicago voters: apply here for a Vote by Mail ballot:

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National League Update

DEI Policy image - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

LWV is an organization fully committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in principle and in practice. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to the organization’s current and future success in engaging all individuals, households, communities, and policy makers in creating a more perfect democracy.