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Thank you for visiting the website of the League of Women Voters of Kalamazoo Area and its Calhoun County Geographical Unit. We hope you will join us in our commitment to MAKING DEMOCRACY WORK.
League of Women Voters Mission Statement
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.
A bill in the United States Congress to expand voting rights, change campaign finance laws, limit partisan gerrymandering, and create new ethics rules for federal officeholders, failed to pass a procedural vote to begin debate by a…
A package of 39 anti-voter bills was introduced in several legislatures this spring, including Michigan. To learn more about the individual bills go to the LWVMI website home page. Two of these bills passed by the Michigan…
League News and Events
Read The Voter:
Save the Date! Friday August 20, 2021. Women’s Equality Day Luncheon
This is a virtual event. Tickets will be available online in July.WED-Save-the-date-2021
How Your Donation Supports Our Work
Our volunteers work year-round to register new voters, host community forums and provide voters with election information they need. We engage at the national, local, and state levels on legislative priorities and efforts to improve our elections and protect our democracy.
Interested in Joining Us? Membership is open to anyone age 16 and over. A member of the League of Women Voters of Kalamazoo Area is automatically a member of the League of Women Voters of Michigan and the League of Women Voters of the United States, and receives publications from all three.
VOTE411 and THE VOTER GUIDE
Get the Election Information You Need before you vote! VOTE411.org is a “one-stop-shop,” for nonpartisan election-related information. Funded by the League of Women Voters Education Fund, Vote411.org provides local, state and national election information.
Find out “What’s On Your Ballot,” learn where candidates running for office in your community stand on the issues, build a printable Sample Ballot, and find Polling Place information, Debate and Forum dates and links, all from the Vote411 dashboard.
LWVKA contributes local information to Vote411 and also produces a printed Voter Guide during general elections, which is offered free to Kalamazoo County residents. The Voter Guide provides a print version for many of the elected positions including candidate bios and answers to questions relevant to the positions they seek, as well as important local and state election-related information.
How to Use Vote411
Watch this Video in Spanish:
VOTE411: La información electoral que tú necesitas Video
Congratulations to the Greater Grand Rapids Area Geographical Unit!
LWVMI has approved the application of the Greater Grand Rapids Area Geographical Unit to
move from LWVKA mentorship to a Member-At-Large (MAL) under LWVMI!