Making Democracy Work

Make Democracy Work!

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

LWV ABC members are also members of LWV Minnesota and LWV United States.

For information on the Presidential Primary, watch the LWV ABC video A Primer on the Presidential Primary.

For information on Census 2020, watch the LWV ABC video Census 2020 Forum

Upcoming Events

See our Calendar for more details and additional events.

A Century of Civic Engagement: League of Women Voters Minnesota Traveling Exhibit at Northtown Library
Dates: January 13, 2020 - January 28, 2020
Location: Anoka County Library: Northtown Branch, 711 County Hwy 10 Frontage Rd, Blaine, MN
Come visit this vibrant 12 panel traveling exhibit that features Minnesota's suffrage story, highlighting the women who made it happen - and who continue to lead through the League of Women Voters to make democracy work for all.

Artifacts from the history of LWV ABC will also be on display during the entire month of January at the Northtown library

No January Board Meeting

Opening Ceremony for A Century of Civic Engagement: League of Women Voters Minnesota Traveling Exhibit - Rum River Library

Date: February 1, 2020
Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location: Anoka County Library: Rum River Branch, 4201 6th Ave, Anoka, MN
This event, hosted by LWV ABC, will include:
  • Boy Scout Flag Ceremony
  • Welcome speech (short)
  • Special Guest: State Representative Peggy Scott, District 35B
  • High School Choir singing patriotic songs
  • A community visioning exercise and sharing of memories of significant voting events.
  • Take a picture with a Suffragist
  • LWV ABC table with voter information and voter registration

This event is free and open to the public!

No February Program Meeting - winter weather break

LWVMN Day of Action
This event is intended for current LWVMN members, but members are welcome to bring guests! Coffee will be provided.

Dates: February 14, 2020
Location: State CapitolConference Room 316, 75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd,St Paul, MN

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Arrival, networking, meeting League members in Capitol Conference Room 316!

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Explanation of the People Powered Fair Maps campaign and the day's activities.

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Q&A, if needed; more networking!

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Members will help hand-deliver miniature sunflower planters to each legislator in remembrance of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and the 100th birthday of the League of Women Voters!

1:00 PM and 2:00 PM
Free tours of the Capitol by the Minnesota Historical Society

Register for Day of Action


View Capitol Complex Visitor & Parking Map

For full parking information, visit the Department of Administration.

Free disability parking is available in the parking lot under the Senate Building. The entrance to the lot is on Capitol Blvd.