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Welcome to the League of Women Voters of Texas website! The League of Women Voters of Texas provides information about elections, voting and issues important to Texans. The League of Women Voters does not support or oppose any candidates or political parties.

March 12, 2016 Annual League of Women Voters of Texas Making Democracy Work Benefit Dinner

An Evening of Intelligent Conversation on Critical Issues

Featuring:

Susan Carroll   Ernie Manouse
Susan Carroll   Ernie Manouse

Celebrity MC Ernie Manouse and award winning Houston Chronicle investigative journalist, Susan Carroll, will discuss high impact issues: juvenile detention, immigration, paths to citizenship and fracking. The League of Women Voters makes complex and controversial issues accessible to voters in a balanced manner so they can vote with confidence. In order to make sure that the Texas League continues our legacy of voter education, please join us, along with policymakers from across Texas, for our annual fundraising event March 12 at the Houston Westin + Memorial City.

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Celebrate 95 Years With the LWV-TX!

League of Women Voters of Texas Annual Report 2014-2015

Star of Texas Quilt

Read about our accomplishments in the League of Women Voters of Texas Annual Report 2014-2015

LWV-TEXAS: THEN & NOW

Who else but the League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan, political organization and one of America's most trusted grassroots organizations? ... encouraging active participation in government ... working to increase understanding of major public policy issues ... influencing public policy through education and advocacy ... making democracy work! Learn more about our work and who we are by exploring the League website.

Historic photo of suffragists

"Everybody counts in applying democracy. And there will never be a true democracy until every responsible and law-abiding adult in it, without regard to race, sex, color or creed has his or her own inalienable and unpurchasable voice in government." (Carrie Chapman Catt, founder, LWVUS)

LWV members with vote signs



"Every election, whether local, state, or federal, is our chance to have our say on the issues that matter most to us. The people we elect have enormous power over the laws and policies that shape our lives, so we all need to weigh in!" (LWVUS, 26 Aug 14)

PAYDAY & AUTO TITLE LOANS IN TEXAS STUDY 2014-2016

The study explored payday and auto title lending in Texas from all viewpoints-history, stakeholders, use, policy options, and approaches to reform. Learn more about an issue presently the subject of intense scrutiny at all levels of government: State Position
Adopted by the LWV-TEF Board of Trustees, January 17, 2016

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TEXAS VOTER EDUCATION GUIDE K-12

TEACHERS: For materials ready-to-use in your classrooms to help you prepare students to be as responsible voters and citizens, click on the link below. The League of Women Voters' Texas Voter Education Guide lists lessons on voting and civic participation gleaned from the best of the internet courses on civics and voting. Lessons are organized by grade (K-12) and are TEKS aligned. Also, additional resources are listed and described for those who want to explore further. More information