|Democracy Day: Jan 24
Please join the League of Women Voters of
Washington and Fix Democracy First in Olympia on January 24, 2018. We
will be meeting with legislators to advocate for bills that expand
opportunities to vote, promote more representative election systems,
empower disenfranchised communities, reduce the influence of special
interest money, and strengthen government ethics.
meet with your legislators, receive hands-on advocacy training, and
connect with like-minded advocates and members across the state. Your
participation has a direct impact on the success of these important
bills and we can’t do it without you.
For more information or to register, see our Democracy Day event page.
For more information on some of the democracy-related issues we are focusing on this session, see our advocacy page.
Update on Initiative 940
At its August meeting, the LWVWA Board
voted to endorse Initiative 940, De-Escalate Washington. Thank you to
everyone who helped gather signatures. Initiative 940 is now in the
For more information on this issue, and other issues related to Economic and Social Justice, see our update for the 2018 Legislative Session.
2018 Legislative Session Begins
The League of Women Voters of Washington presented three
Action Workshops in Olympia, Seattle and Tacoma. These workshops covered
LWVWA advocacy priorities for the upcoming legislative session, which started on January 8th.
Looking to stay updated on what's happening in Olympia? Read our Legislative Newsletter.
Looking for They Represent You
2018 Directory of Elected Officials?
League of Women Voters of Seattle-King County produces a statewide
directory. An online and print version for 2018 will be available
In the meantime, you can view 2017's directory here.
To request a printed copy, please contact the Seattle League office firstname.lastname@example.org and include your name, address and phone number.
League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization,
encourages informed and active participation in government, works to
increase understanding of major public policy issues, and
influences public policy through education and advocacy.