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.
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Join Us For a Community Conversation in Hammond

Join us Monday, June 5, at Purdue Northwest's Hammond campus, for a live event in Alumni Hall. The open forum, hosted by PNW in partnership with the League of Women Voters of the Calumet Area and Lakeshore Public Radio, seeks to bring national and statewide political conversations back home to Northwest Indiana. "Regionally Speaking" host Chris Nolte will moderate the conversation, which is open to the public.

Guest panelists will include the Lake County Democratic, Republican, and Libertarian Chairs, along with several other political scholars and organizers. The event will be live-to-tape at 5 PM, broadcast live on Facebook, and will air in the following days on "Regionally Speaking." We hope to see you there!


Our fundraiser at Panera Bread was a great success! Thanks to all who attended as well as Panera Bread!

Calumet Area League of Women Voters Leads Effort for Resolution Honoring Those Who Struggled for Womens' Voting Rights

On Monday, February 29, 2016, six members of the LWV of the Calumet Area joined members of several other chapters of the League in Indianapolis to take part in the presentation to the Indiana Legislature of a Resolution honoring three women who were leaders of Indiana's early women's rights movement. Read more.


MORE NEW CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTS ONLINE! We have just uploaded the 2015 annual campaign finance reports. Could not find a pre election or pre primary report? We've added about 100 more of those that were recently filed. All told, there are more than 300 new reports now available here!


The most-recent Campaign Finance Reports are now ready for viewing. We have just uploaded the calendar year 2015 Pre Primary Reports and the 2015 Pre Election Reports.

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.