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.
The League of Women Voters Minneapolis mourns the tragic loss of Daunte Wright. Our condolences go out to Wright’s family, as we stand with the community in Brooklyn Center and…Read More
We had a lively and informative discussion on April 6th regarding the proposed amendment to education section of the MN Constitution. Watch it here.Read More
Barry Clegg, Chairperson of the Charter Commission spoke with us about the role of the Minneapolis City Charter Commission and discussed the proposed amendments. Watch the recorded meeting here.Read More
Voting Rights are in jeopardy. There are currently 253 bills being introduced in 43 states, including Minnesota, that will make it MORE DIFFICULT to cast a vote and have a…Read More
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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Peggy Flanagan became Lt Gov of MN in 2018. She's a member of White Earth Nation & 2nd Indigenous woman elected to statewide exec office in US history. She began her political career on the Mpls School Board. #womenshistorymonth #mnwomen https://t.co/4XPwcSGKKa