Ninety-nine years ago, the League of Women Voters was founded with a mission to help 20 million American women carry out their new responsibilities as eligible voters. After all, the League was founded just months before the 19th Amendment was ratified. 

We have been a force for change and a force for human rights over the years and we are just getting started!

In 2019, the League is advocating for voting rights in the US Congress and in Olympia, Washington. As we celebrate 99 years of women’s suffrage, we will continue to carry on the legacy of that achievement by making sure ALL eligible voters can exercise their rights and by championing the expansion of those rights.

Kudos to our founders and the many men and women who have fought for voting rights.

Coming Up: LWVBWC General Election Forums

Join the League of Women Voters this fall to learn more about candidates who will appear on the ballot this November.

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Centennial Celebration Calendar

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Who are we and what do we do?

Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy.

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

The League is proud to be nonpartisan, neither supporting nor opposing candidates or political parties at any level of government, but always working on vital issues of concern to members and the public.

We are a volunteer organization and welcome you to join us. 

We provide and work from facts. 
We advocate for change.
We educate.



League of Women Voters of Bellingham/Whatcom County
Post Office Box 4041
Bellingham, WA 98227-4041


Phone 360-734-2366

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