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.

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 Thursday, March 12, 2015 (NOTE DATE CHANGE).


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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.


2015-17 Program Planning Fact Sheet
(posted by LWV Maryland)

Attached is a PDF version of the State Program Planning Fact sheet. Please read it carefully, we have several suggestions for new studies and updates.

Tax-Deductible Donations to LWVMD Education Fund
(posted by LWV Maryland)

Individuals can make financial contributions directly to the League of Women Voters of Maryland Education Fund, which is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Contributions to the EdFund are tax-deductible because they are used solely for educational and informational projects.

LWVMD Winter Workshops 2015
- (Saturday, 24 January 2015 - 10:00am - 2:00pm in Columbia) posted by LWV Maryland

Topics and speaker to be announced.  Download flyer to register.

The Future is Now: Dealing with Rising Seas on Maryland's Shores Forum
- (Saturday, 21 February 2015 - 9:30am - 3:00pm in Wye Mills) posted by LWV Maryland

Please note date change.  Download flyer for preliminary information; additional details will be posted when available.