About the League
What the League of Women Voters Does
1. Register Voters
The League of Women Voters of Champaign County is one of the most active organizations committed to getting our local citizens registered to vote! We offer voter registration drives on campus and in the local community, ensuring voting is as accessible as possible. To make voting accessible, we offer a variety of Voter Resources (click on the link at the top menu!).
2. Educate Voters
The League of Women Voters of Champaign County coordinates live, local candidate debates (often televised!) for local, State, and national elections and to address community issues; mock elections for area youth; community forums on local social, environmental, and political issues; as well as, conducts research on a diversity of local issues in Champaign-Urbana--from problems with pension reform to environmental contamination.
3. Activate Voters
The League of Women Voters of Champaign County works tirelessly toward our goal of "making democracy work" by increasing political participation in our community--through getting community members connected to local issues, offering opportunities to share give public input, and connecting voters to their representatives. Our goal is simple: help ensure democracy through educating and supporting each citizen's political participation.
League of Women Voters Links
For more on the history of the League of Women Voters, see Our (Her)story.