Akron Area

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Arrye and Martha and State Senator Vernon Sykes

Welcome to the League of Women Voters of Akron Area!

LWVAA is the local chapter of the nation’s largest, most respected grassroots citizen’s organization, the League of Women Voters. 

Learn more about the League of Women Voters of the Akron Area
Census 2020

Summit County Census 2020

The 2020 Census will determine how $675 Billion is spent to support to support your state, county, and community's programs

Summit County Census 2020
Sojourner Truth Speech Plaque

Learn about the League of Women Voters

The League is proud to be nonpartisan, neither supporting nor opposing candidates or political parties at any level of government, but always working on vital issues of concern to members and the public.

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Akron Area

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization, working to improve our democracy since 1920.


Information and links found throughout our website will provide you with the tools to get involved in the democratic process at the local, state and national levels, whether you are interested in voter information, learning about public policy issues, or taking action. 

This site will also connect you to the Leagues of Women Voters of the U.S. and Ohio. Learn about our legacy of reform, become an active part of today's League network, and help to build the League of tomorrow by joining our local chapter.

Protect the Vote. Become a Precinct Election Official.

Due to Covid-19 many older poll workers (PEOs) are deciding they can't risk possible exposure. As a result, the Board of Elections is desperately seeking new PEOs. PEOs will receive virtual training and compensation for both training and their work on Election Day.


Become a PEO. Click here to download an application from the Summit County Board of Elections website.


Upcoming Events


Event Date: 
Jul 27 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Please consider becoming a LWVAA Observer and sign up for this training. Training will focus on an overview of Ohio's Open Meetings Act and the role of the Observer Corps to ensure transparency and accountability at public meetings.