Making Democracy Work

Make Democracy Work!

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Primary Elections - March 1

Primary elections will be held on March 1 for the Democratic and Republican parties. You may vote in either party's election, but not both. Personalized sample ballots will be available on www.vote411.org by the end of January.

Voters Guides
Voters Guides are available! View responses from candidates for US Representative Districts 3 & 4, TX Representative Districts 33 & 66 & 67 & 70 & 89, and many Collin County offices. Candidates from all parties are included.

Prepare to be a voter!
Register to vote by February 1.
Request an Absentee Ballot by February 19.
Early voting is from February 16-26.

Women in Politics:

What inspires women to run for public office?



Plan to join us at our luncheon to celebrate Women's History Month!
Six women who have run for office in Collin County will share their stories.
Motivation - Financial Support - Organizational Support - Insight

Saturday, March 19, 2016, 11:00-2:00
Gleneagles Country Club
5401 W. Park Blvd., Plano, TX 75093

Click HERE for details. Reservations required by March 10.

League Lunch - Everyone is welcome!

Wednesday, March 9, 11:30 a.m.
Eddy's Restaurant
2108 W 15th Street, Plano, TX 75075

You are invited to have lunch with the League of Women Voters of Collin County on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Enjoy lively conversation, delicious food (buy-your-own), and the entertainment of a wonderful a capella vocal group. Please contact president@lwvcollin.org to let us know if you plan to attend. We look forward to meeting you!

"We Hold These Truths"

We're on our way to the LWV Texas Conference! At the opening convocation on March 11 in Houston, LWV-CC members will portray prominent women leaders of the fight to gain the right to vote for women.

In the photo above, the cast members, from left to right, are: Patty Jantho, Shirley Wilson-Sigler, Margaret Bogle, Janelle Freeman, Holly Nichols, Penny Phillips, and Janet Imhoff.

This readers theater production is also available as part of the LWV-CC Speakers Bureau. Click HERE for more information.