."The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan political organization which
encourages citizen participation in government. Empowering citizens to
influence public policy through education and advocacy is the mission of the


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Register to Vote sign and an American flagVolunteers needed.  
   Help register new Voters approximately every two weeks.
   For these or other volunteer opportunities, send us an email
   on the
Contact Us page.

Read our newsletter, The VOTER

PR Volunteer needed.
        We are looking for a member to update our public relations contact list and to send out press
        releases several times a year.  Contact us at   info@LWVSpokane.org    

October 13th Meeting  "Ballot Issues - Hear the pros and cons"

        General  Meeting:  11:30 - 1:00 p.m.
        We will have speakers on the November Ballot Issues.
        St. Andrews Church, Basement Meeting Room, 2404 N. Howard St. 
        Guests are welcome.    Bring a brown bag lunch if you wish.

League registers new citizens.  
     League members, organized by Bev Austin, have
     been registering new citizens at the Courthouse
     after they received their citizenship.

     Shown at the right is Judge Rodgers
     welcoming  a new citizen.    New citizens are
     sworn in 15  times a year in District Court.

Why People Don't Vote
   Watch the Vimeo video "Voting.....why bother"

Candidate Forum
    September 17th League questioned candidates in the November elections and discussed
    ballot issues.
    ●  Mayor
    ●  City Council Members and City Council Presidnet
    ●  School Board Directors
    ●  Proposition 1 and other Ballot Issues

View the Forum on your Computer
    Click here to view candidates for Mayor, City Council, Council President and Dist. 81 School Board
    Click here to view discussion of Proposition 1 and other ballot issues



CityCable 5 Rebroadcast Schedule of Forums

Candidates:  Mayor, City Council, School District 81 Board Ballot Issues
10/4     6:30 p.m. 10/3     7:30 p.m.
10/5     1:00 p.m. 10/6     9:00 p.m.
10/11    Noon 10/13    11:30 a.m.
10/20    11:30 a.m. 10/19    9:00 a.m.
10/21    7:00 p.m. 10/21    6:30 p.m.
10/25    6:30 p.m. 10/23    6:00 p.m.
10/28    6:00 p.m. 10/27    9:30 p.m.
10/31    Noon 10/28    8:30 p.m.
  10/30    9:00 p.m.

"Who Represents You?"    
Our 2014-15 flyer is here!

Click here to download the flyer "They Represent You" with names and contact information for our city, county, state and federal elected officials.  You need Adobe Reader to download.   Click here to download Adobe Reader. 

League Writes to the Department of Ecology

     League protests minimum instream flows for the Spokane River as detrimental.  
     Click here to read.

Meet our board

 We welcome new board members   Click here.

Agriculture Study

  Read the League's Agriculture Study Consensus Form.  Click here.

Coal Train Comments

Read the Longview Port-Coal Train Scoping Comments frpm our local League.   Click here.

League Handbook

Download the Spokane League's 2013 handbook.   Click here.

● Growth Management Act 

Click here to read the study by the League of Women Voters of Washington State.

Smart Justice Spokane

Learn about Smart Justice Spokane at

Mark Your Calendar



13      General  Meeting:   Ballot Issues
         St. Andrews Church, Basement Meeting Room, 2404 N. Howard St. 
         11:30 - 1:00 p.m. 
         Guests are welcome.    Bring a brown bag lunch if you wish.

21     Board Meeting, 9:00-11:00 a.m.   St. Andrews Church


3       General Election

7       Action Workshop   St. Andrews Church meeting room.

10      General  Meeting:  Money in Politics
         St. Andrews Church, Basement Meeting Room,
          2404 N. Howard St.  11:30 - 1:00 p.m. 

11      Veteran’s Day

18      Board Meeting, 9:00-11:00 a.m.   St. Andrews Church

26     Thanksgiving


8    Elected Officials Luncheon    11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Spokane Club
      Members and guests lunch with elected officials.   Members and officials  are free.

TBA    LWVSA Board Meeting

25      Christmas

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LWV of Spokane Photo Gallery