Making Democracy Work

Empowering voters. Defending democracy.

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. We influence public policy through education and advocacy. We envision a democracy where every person has the desire, the right, the knowledge, and the confidence to participate.

Candidate Forum: January 27


Everyone is invited to attend a candidate forum on Saturday, January 27, 10:30-3:30, at the Collin College Living Legends Conference Room C in Plano. Candidates from the Democratic, Libertarian, and Republican parties will participate. In addition to opening and closing remarks, the candidates will respond to written questions from the audience. Click HERE for more information, including the detailed schedule and logistics.

Primary Election: March 6

The Democratic and Republican primary elections will be held on March 6, with early voting from February 20 - March 2. The Libertarian and Green parties select candidates in conventions. You may vote in only one party's primary election or convention. Here are some ways to prepare to be a voter!

Save the Date: March 17 Luncheon


Every year in March, Women's History Month, the League of Women Voters of Collin County has a luncheon to honor a selected group of women in the county. Our March 17, 2018, luncheon will honor 'Supporting Women in Crises'. More information will be available here closer to the event. Click HERE for information about past luncheons. Contact: luncheon@lwvcollin.org.

League Lunches - Everyone is welcome!

Wednesday, February 14, 11:30
Eddy's Restaurant
2108 W 15th Street, Plano, TX 75075

Wednesday, February 21, 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 president@lwvcollin.org to let us know if you plan to attend. We look forward to meeting you!

Party Politics in Collin County Forum


LWV-CC hosted a nonpartisan public information forum on October 12 in Plano. Leaders from the Democratic, Green, Libertarian, and Republican parties described their party's platforms and structure, followed by an audience Q&A. Party leaders in the photo from left to right: John Myers (Vice-Chairman of the Collin County Republican Party), Ed Kless (Chair of the Collin County Libertarian Party), Mike Rawlins (County Chair, Collin County Democratic Party), and Shannon Carter (Co-Chair, Collin County Green Party).