Educate, Advocate, Empower. Repeat.

Our Mission

We are a non-partisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in all levels of government, works to increase understanding of major policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Voter Engagement

We recognize and strive to eliminate barriers to participation in the election process, especially for first time voters, new citizens, and communities of color and low income.  

Civic Education

An educated voter is a likely voter. By conducting forums, producing voter guides, and holding information sessions on a wide variety of issues, we promote active citizenship. 

Check out our programs, Civic Buzz and We the People.


While we are non-partisan, we are not without opinions. We arrive at positions through study and consensus and then lobby elected officials, based on listening to our members.

CIVIC BUZZ: What you need to know about redistricting

Join us for an informative and critical discussion on redistricting with Andrea Rubenstein and Nick Harper.

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Support our work, donate to LWVMpls during GiveMN’s Spring Drive

It’s GiveMN’s Spring Drive from May 1 -11th. Donate to LWV Minneapolis to help us get a jump on the 2021 elections, and support voter education and turnout!  Thank you…

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Join us! Ward 3 Candidate Forum on May 10

Please join us for this virtual candidate forum on May 10, from 7 – 8:30pm. We will be streaming it live on our facebook page.

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Register to Vote — Again?

We’ve created a 2021 Municipal Elections Education Series, take a read through our first article, “Register to Vote —Again”.

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Action alert: Tell your senators to support H.R. 8

The League of Women Voters Minneapolis stands with the majority of Americans (93%) in support of H.R. 8: Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021. Contact your Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith to ask them to support the bill.

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Our Rich History

100 years and counting

League of Women Voters has a 100-year history of striving to make democracy work for all citizens. Its roots are in thesuffragist movement, but it quickly moved from the enfranchisement of women to take on the issues of the day – always in a non-partisan framework supported by volunteers.

Much has changed since 1919. LWV is inclusive of all gender identities, and non-citizens. The goals of supporting goodgovernment have remained the same, however. We invite youto explore League in its decade-by-decade work to promote civic engagement and strong communities.

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*One hour from now* please join the Ward 3 City Council Candidate Forum!

Candidates Steve Fletcher (current Ward 3 councilmember), Merv Moorhead, and Michael Rainville will speak and answer questions.

Tune in to the livestream on our Facebook page:
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Tomorrow the Senate Rules Committee will hold a markup on the #ForThePeopleAct, which has just been passed by the House.

We need your help to pass this historic bill! Contact your senators *today* and ask them to vote YES on the For The People Act (S1):

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