Mission: The 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.

Come join LWVMD for a day of fun in Historic Chestertown April 18, 2015! 

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Making Democracy Work

The League of Women Voters is dedicated to providing well-researched and unbiased information so that all voters may become better informed. Browse this website or use the Search Box to learn more about issues, events, and your elected representatives. You can also:

  • Sign up for our Free Email Action Alerts and Newsletters
  • Register on this site. All LWV members in Maryland should register.

During Elections, the League of Women Voters assists people to become more informed participants in their community and their government by

  • producing Voters Guides;
  • assisting at voter registration drives and providing information about voting; 
  • and hosting forums for candidates.

The LWV also

  • researches issues such as transportation, housing, environmental concerns, campaign reform, etc. then produces Fact Sheets;
  • conducts community forums on local, state, and national issues;
  • distributes informational brochures and pamphlets;
  • and provides information about government on the national, state, and local levels.

See the Elibrary for fact sheets, reports, and publications.


VIDEO - The Future is Now: Dealing with Rising Seas on Maryland's Shores

If you couldn't make it to the Rising Seas Forum on February 21, 2015 - check it out on YouTube!



LWVMD on Air Pollution in the Baltimore Sun
(posted by LWV Maryland)

"Restore Limits on Power Plant Pollution" - Susan Cochran, LWVMD President




Report from State Circle (2015.4)
(posted by LWV Maryland)

Please click on the file name to download the March 12, 2015 issue of Report from State Circle.

LWVMD Membership Form
(posted by LWV Maryland)

Thank you for your interest in joining the League of Women Voters!

Membership in any local LWV includes membership in LWV of Maryland and membership in LWV of the United States.

To join the LWV, please fill out this form and click SUBMIT. Items marked with a * are required. Other items you may leave blank if you wish.

Priorities Brochure for the 2015 General Assembly Legislative Session
(posted by LWV Maryland)

The State Board approved LWVMD priorities for the next session of the Maryland General Assembly. We hope you will use these in your discussions with your legislators, especially those who are newly elected, to explain our priorities for 2015. Legislative Day is Wednesday, March 11, 2015 (NOTE DATE CHANGE).


LWVNCA Transportation Forum: Crossing Boundaries
- (Saturday, 28 March 2015 - 9:30am - 4:00pm in Arlington) posted by LWV Maryland

Please see flyer for details.  This forum is free and open to the public.  To register, go to http://lwvnca.eventbrite.com.

For more information, contact Bee Ditzler (bditzle@yahoo.com).

LWVNCA Convention
- (Saturday, 2 May 2015 - 9:30am - 1:30pm in Washington) posted by LWV Maryland

Download flyer for information regarding the annual convention of the LWV of the National Capital Area.