Making Democracy Work

Make Democracy Work

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging the informed and active participation of citizens in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.
The League of Women Voters believes in representative government and in the individual liberties as established in the Constitution of the United States. Read the League's Principles.


The most-recent Annual Campaign Finance Reports are now ready for viewing. We have just uploaded the calendar year 2012 and 2013 Annual Reports and the 2014 Pre Primary Reports.

The 2014 Pre Election Reports have been ordered. We hope to have them online soon.

View the most recent Campaign Finance Reports filed by Lake County candidates and PAC's at Lake County Campaign Finance Reports. Visit the League's Campaign Finance Online page for links to Campaign Finance Reports filed by candidates for State and Federal offices.

High School Voter Registration Welcomes 274 Newly-Registered Voters!

Calumet Area League Volunteers registered nearly 300 juniors and seniors who attend the Hammond public schools. The LWVCA thanks the principals, vice principals and other school staff from Clark HS, Hammond HS, Gavit HS and Morton HS for all their help and support on making our student voter registration and education program a great success! Read the Post-Tribune article here

The Vote411 website has all your election information including a national polling place locator. It also provides general and state-specific information on voter registration, absentee ballot rules, early voting options and any other details about what to bring and where you need to go on election day.