Platforms

What legislation or traditions are supported.

Non-partisanship
Ethics
National League Platforms
Non-Partisanship

The League response to statements about partisanship of candidate forums

“Since our founding in 1920, the League of Women Voters nonpartisan policy has stated that “The League of Women Voters does not support or oppose any political party or candidate.” 

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Reproductive Choice by Women
National League Platforms
National News
Reproductive Rights
Women’s Empowerment

League Position on Reproductive Choice

The League of Women Voters of the United States believes that public policy in a pluralistic society must affirm the constitutional right of privacy of the individual to make reproductive choices.

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Go Vote 815 is a Northern Illinois initiative to register and educate voters to increase voter activity.
Local League Platforms
Non-League Events
State League Platforms
This Week with the League
Voting

Rockford Mayor McNamara announced City Endorsement of Go Vote 815

The Northern Illinois voter encouragement program, Go Vote 815, has over 20 local coalition members, many of whom had representatives voice their endorsement of great voter activity and the Go Vote 815 initiative at the Mayor’s Press Conference. The League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford, Illinois is also a coalition member.

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Gerrymandering-US Map
Redistricting
State League Platforms
Voting

LWVGR Webinar on New Illinois Redistricting Maps.

LWVGR sponsored a Zoom webinar Sunday, February 20th on the impact of the newly drawn district lines.  These new districts will affect everything from Congressional district lines to local county board seats.

Please the webinar by clicking link below.

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Hospital Closures
Healthcare
Local League Platforms
National League Platforms
Non-League Events

LWVGR Sends Public Response to Mercy Health Closures of West Rockford Facilities

This is the written response sent to the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board, the oversight board concerning the facility closures, held January 27, 2022.

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Fighting-Voter Suppression-lwv
National League Platforms
National News
Voter Registration-public
Voting
Women’s Empowerment

Fighting Voter Suppression

We protect every American’s right to vote, challenging those who seek to restrict Black, brown, female, and other voices in our democracy.

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