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.


Your Vote Counts!

Local Election - May 7

Local elections will be held on May 7, including ballot measures for several local cities and ISDs. Early voting will be from April 25 - May 3.

Prepare to be a voter!

Primary Runoff Election - May 24

The Primary Runoff Election will be held on May 24. Register to vote by April 25. Early voting will take place May 16-20. If you voted in the Primary Election, then you may only vote in the runoff election for the same party. If you did not vote in the Primary Election, then you may vote in either party's runoff. The following races will have runoffs since no candidate received more than 50% of the votes cast.

Primary Election Results

Primary elections were held on March 1 for the Democratic and Republican parties. Learn about primaries and the presidential election process. View the Collin County results and Texas results.

League Lunches - Everyone is welcome!

Wednesday, May 11, 11:30
Eddy's Restaurant
2108 W. 15th Street, Plano, TX 75075

Wednesday, May 18, 11:30
Snug On The Square
109 Kentucky St., McKinney, TX 75069

You are invited to have lunch with the League of Women Voters of Collin County on the 2nd and 3rd Wednesdays of each month. Enjoy lively conversation and delicious food (buy-your-own). Please contact to let us know if you plan to attend. We look forward to meeting you!

Women in Politics:

What inspires women to run for public office?

Women's History Luncheon 2016

On March 19, six women who have run for office in Collin County shared their stories.
Left to right: Gilda Garza, Missy Bender, Anne McCausland, Brooke Lopez, Cheryl Williams, Tonya Holt.

Click HERE for a slide show.
Click HERE for a Plano Profile article about the event.

"We Hold These Truths"

At the LWV Texas Convention on March 11 in Houston, LWV-CC members portrayed 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.