Rooted in the movement that secured the right to vote for women, the League has worked to foster civic engagement and enhance access to the vote since our organization was founded in 1920.
Over time our work has evolved from efforts to gain and foster women’s suffrage to ensuring that all eligible voters – particularly those from traditionally underrepresented or underserved communities, including first-time voters, non-college youth, new citizens, minorities and low-income Americans – have the opportunity and the information they need to exercise their right to vote.Take action Restore the Voting Rights Act


The leaders you elect make the decisions that affect you – your job, health care, energy costs, security and more. The League helps you to get registered, get to know the candidates and issues, and get out and vote.
Our work especially seeks to aid those from traditionally underrepresented or underserved communities, including first-time voters, non-college youth, new citizens, minorities, and low-income Americans. Hundreds of local volunteer teams work year-round to register, inform and mobilize hundreds of thousands of voters in the lead-up to Election Day. The League also serves millions of voters through VOTE411.org LEARN MORE


Help us stop big money by telling your Representative to cosponsor and support HR 425 TODAY! Urge your Representative to strengthen coordination rules and stop Super PACS.

The explosive growth of Super PACs is a major outgrowth of the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United, and it is undermining the integrity and effectiveness of our nation’s anti-corruption campaign finance laws. Tell your Representative to cosponsor and support HR 425, the “Stop Super PAC — Candidate Coordination Act” introduced by Representatives David Price and Chris Van Hollen. Congress can fix this. LEARN MORE


The League supports legislation that seeks to protect our country from the physical, economic and public health effects of climate change while also providing pathways to economic prosperity.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed the first-ever proposed pollution standard for new and modified oil and gas facilities. We have to make sure pro-environment voices are heard, loud and clear at the EPA.
Join the League of Women Voters and thank Administrator McCarthy for protecting public health and our environment, and tell the EPA that you support a strong methane pollution standard. LEARN MORE


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. Read more

1411, 2015

Philadelphia Mayoral Debate

November 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Full length debate video can be seen here:

ICYMI – VIDEO: @JimFKenney and @melissaformayor square off in Philadelphia Mayoral Debate on @6abc. Moderated by @Jim_Gardner with panelists @TamEdwards6abc and @Iliagarcia

2110, 2015

Philadelphia Celebrates Juror Appreciation Day

October 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|

May 15, 2014 (Philadelphia): Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts (PMC), along with leaders of the Philadelphia’s First Judicial District, dignitaries and civic partners, celebrated Juror Appreciation Day today to recognize the crucial public service performed by citizens […]

2110, 2015

Electronic Petition to Council to Fund Schools

October 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|

Urge Philadelphia City Council to increase funding to the school district by $195 million by passing the sales tax extension or exploring all options for revenue.
Philadelphia students have suffered from education cuts for three years. […]

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