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The State We're In

A citizens handbook about state government written and produced by the League and used in schools, libraries, universities, and by citizens around the state. A companion Teachers Curriculum Guide is available. Clear concise language explains how a bill becomes a law, the role of state agencies, the interactions of the three branches of government, the role of cities and counties, the initiative and referendum process, political parties and more.The 

State We're In Washington - 8th edition is available now. 

Online versions are available here.


Politics of the Possible
Politics of the Possible: The Decade Our American Democracy Worked
The League of Women Voters of Washington is delighted to partner with the Politics of the Possible in Action to bring you the incredible story of Mary Ellen McCaffree as told in her book called Politics of the Possible. 

A lifetime League of Women Voters of Washington member and mother of five, Mary Ellen played a major role in the League’s activities in the 1950s and early 1960s. Click to read more >

Your purchase of the book also ensures that future generations will be able to follow in Mary Ellen's footsteps: the League of Women Voters of Washington Education Fund receives $10 for every copy sold. 

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