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History of the League of Women Voters


Learn about the history of the League of Women Voters through this brief summary.


Brief History of the League of Women Voters




Documentary About the League: Just the Beginning


Just the Beginning is a feature length documentary film by Santa Barbara League member Beth Pitton-August exploring the past, present, and future of women’s political power through the lens of the 100-year history of the League of Women Voters (LWV) and allied groups. In 1920, winning the right to vote with the ratification of the 19th amendment to the Constitution was just the beginning for women as agents of political power. These are the hidden stories of what came next and what is at stake today. 

Learn more about it here. Just the Beginning


State and National LWV Information

State League Information - League of Women Voters California Website

The California League maintains a list of positions for which its membership has reached consensus and therefore can take action. While most are nationwide; some are specific to our state. 

LWVC Issue Positions

National League Information   League of Women Voters National Website

The national League publishes a guide designed to help League leaders use LWVUS public policy positions effectively at the state and local levels. Please click the link to see the guide.

Impact on Issues 2020-2022