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Webster Groves Reverse Parade

Webster Groves Reverse Parade

Celebrating the League's centennial and educating Missouri voters about the 2020 elections.

Matters

VOTE

Amendment 2

Medicaid

Amendment 2

Fact Sheet
Council

County Proclamation

Dr. Sam Page proclaimed March 10th as League of Women Voters Day. The St. Louis County Council recognized the work of the League of Women Voters in getting women the right to vote a hundred years ago as well as acknowledging March as Women's History Month.

Gala

Gala Honors League Presidents

At the November 13 Gala at the Sheldon, the League honored the presidents who served in its first 100 years.

Sifton

Advocating for Fair Maps

Laurie Velasquez, Dorothy Lockard, Margaret Gray, Angie Dunlap, Senator Scott Sifton, Catherine Stenger, Louise Wilkerson, Nancy Pawol and Jean Dugan

Registrars

League Registrars

League members register voters at naturalization ceremonies, high schools and colleges, and community events throughout the area.

July 4th Parade

Webster Groves Parade

The League of Women Voters won a 2019 award for Outstanding Civic Entry.

Forums

Forums

The League live streamed this school board candidate forum in Kirkwood in March 2020.

Scheduled Forums
LWV St Louis members march for Equal Rights Amendment 2020

Educating and Empowering Voters for 100 Years

Our members marching for equality at the Equal Rights Amendment March 2020

Read about the LWV Centennial Anniversary

Metro St. Louis

Historical photo: women and children wave USA flags while in motorcade parade

The League of Women Voters of St. Louis was founded on Nov. 13, 1919. Its Citizenship School taught civics to more than 450 area women in its first year. The League continues to educate and empower voters as a nonpartisan, non-profit organization. Agnes Garino made this slide presentation for the League's 100th Anniversary Gala. 

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Mission: Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy.

Vision: We envision a democracy where every person has the desire, the right, the knowledge and the confidence to participate.absentee ballot request form

Garino
News

League members decorated the yard of member K Wentzien for the Webster Groves Reverse Parade to celebrate our centennial and help voters prepare for 2020 elections.

Louise Quote
News

Missouri's NAACP and LWVMO are suing to make sure voters don't have to choose between their health and their right to vote in 2020 elections

Ferguson Mayor Ella Jones

Ella Jones shared her vision for the future with League members at the June 17 annual meeting. As the first African-American and first woman elected as Mayor of Ferguson, she said people who aren't satisfied with leadership should register and vote in 2020. “Voting is very, very important. It can change your life. A lot of people are registering to vote now because they want to change the leadership in November." To hear that excerpt, click here

Amendment 2
News

 Medicaid expansion will be Amendment 2 on Aug. 4 Ballot

Vote

Action Alerts

Safer Voting
News

In the last hour of the legislative session, the Missouri General Assembly approved changes to the absentee ballot process that Governor Mike Parson signed in early June.

Redistricting
News

The Missouri House voted 98-58 on May 13 to approve SJR38. The resolution asks voters in the November election to replace Amendment 1’s redistricting reforms with a system that allows unprecedented racial and partisan gerrymandering.

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.

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The Missouri Equal Suffrage Association became the League of Women Voters of St. Louis on November 13, 1919.