."The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan political organization which
encourages citizen participation in government. Empowering citizens to
influence public policy through education and advocacy is the mission of the


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Register to Vote sign and an American flagRead our newsletter, The VOTER

Volunteers needed.  
   Help register new Voters approximately every two weeks.
   For these or other volunteer opportunities, send us
   an email on the
Contact Us page.

Evening Events for Members and Guests
We have planned several evening events for the upcoming year.   Check our our Events page.

See the Video of the Primary Candidates at our Forum
   Taped on July 7th, Thursday, 3 - 6 p.m. at Spokane City Hall.
   Offices with more that two candidates answerd questions from
    League members.  

    You can view it two different ways:
     You can watch it on your computer by clicking here to see the County
     Commissioner District 1 race.  To see the Congressional District 5, State
     Legislative districts 3 and 6 click here.
     You can also watch it on City Cable Channel 5 on the following dates:

    Congressional/Legislative        Thursday, July 21        8 PM
                                                     Monday, July 25          7 PM

     County Commissioner             Tuesday, July 19,         6:30 PM
                                                      Saturday, July 23         2 AM
                                                                                         3 PM
                                                                                        7 PM

Annual Meeting - May 12
Our speaker, Mark Kadel, director of
World Relief Spokane spoke to League Members and
guests about their work with refugees at our annual

  Mark Kadel, World Relief Spokane

April Meeting:  Housing First
  Listen to our panel of experts and learn all about
  Housing issues.   11:30 - 1:00 at St. Andrews,
  2404 N. Howard.  See
Voter for details.

"Getting to Know Your Judges"   March 22nd  
   Judges Julie McKay (left), Patricia Connelly Walker (center), and Michelle
   Szambelan (right) answer questions from League moderator Bev Austin and
   the audience about the municipal, district and superior courts.

They Represent You (TRY) - New 2016-17 Edition
      Download our brochure listing city, county, state and federal officials and their contact
       information..   Click herel

PR Volunteer needed.
       We are looking for a member to update our public rdelations contact list and to send out press
       releases several times a year.  Contact us at   info@LWVSpokane.org    

February Meeting  
     Kathy Armstrong, Program Manager, from the Office
     of Police Accountability and Lt. Steve Braun from
      Internal Affairs answered League members
      questions about a broad range of police issues 
      and current problems in the police department

December Meeting
Elected Officials meet with members at the Spokane Club at our December meeting.

January Meeting
The meeting began with a potluck brought
by members.
  After the potluck we had an
update on what our state League board is
working on.

State President Ann Murphy discusses
upcoming Issues in the Legislature with
members Judy Gammon and Mary Weathers.

League registers new citizens.  
     League members, organized by Bev Austin, have
     been registering new citizens at the Courthouse
     after they received their citizenship. 
     Volunteers are needed.   Contact:

     Shown at the right is Judge Rodgers
     welcoming  a new citizen.    New citizens are
     sworn in 15  times a year in District Court.

Why People Don't Vote
   Watch the Vimeo video "Voting.....why bother"

Meet our board

 Meet our board members   Click here.

Coal Train Comments

Read the Longview Port-Coal Train Scoping Comments fr0m our local League.   Click here.

League Handbook

Download the Spokane League's 2013 handbook.   Click here.

● Growth Management Act 

Click here to read the study by the League of Women Voters of Washington State.

Smart Justice Spokane

Learn about Smart Justice Spokane at

Mark Your Calendar

See Events page for a complete list.


7  Primary Election Forum -
     Federal, State and City Offices with more than two candidates

     3:00 - 6:00 p.m., City Hall, City Council Chambers
     808 W Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokanel


 2 Primary Election


5  General Election Forum - Supreme Court Judge Candidates,   GU Law School


8  General Election

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