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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: A Century of Political Power and the League of Women Voters

Just the Beginning is a feature length documentary film by Santa Barbara League member Beth Pitton-August that explores 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.

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