The vote is the emblem of your equality, women of America, the guarantee of your liberty.
Welcome to the League
The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
History of Women in US Politics
The influence of women in politics has grown, culminating with the first woman to be nominated for president from a major political party.
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Franklin D. Roosevelt32nd President of the United States
Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.
Abraham Lincoln16th President of the United States
There never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers.
Susan B. AnthonyWomen′s Rights Activist
Every citizen of this country should be guaranteed that their vote matters, that their vote is counted, and that in the voting booth, their vote has a much weight as that of any CEO, any member of Congress, or any President.