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The League of Women Voters of Detroit encourages informed and active participation in government. We envision a democracy where every person has the desire, the right, the knowledge, and the confidence to participate.

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A Note to all LWV Members About Safety

January 20, Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States. In the aftermath of the attacks on the U.S. Capitol, the FBI is aware of armed protests being planned at all 50 state capitols and at the U.S. Capitol. State capitals are tightening security. While we hope that these events will not come to fruition, we feel it is important to lay out some guidance for you.

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National Popular Vote Interstate Compact

The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (NPVIC) is designed to ensure the candidate who wins the most popular votes is elected president.

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Supporting HR1 and Common Sense Reforms

The following is a special message from League of Women Voters of Michigan President Christina Schlitt, regarding the passage of HR1⏤For the People Act.

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Established in 1920 after winning the right to vote for women, the League of Women Voters today is one of the nation's most respected and most effective grassroots community-based organizations.


The League of Women Voters has evolved from a mighty political experiment, designed to help 20 million newly enfranchised women vote in 1920, to what it is today: a unique, nonpartisan organization that is a recognized force in molding political leaders, shaping public policy, and promoting informed citizen participation at all levels of government.


700+ State & Local Leagues


500K+ Members & Supporters


100’s of Voting rights victories


10 million voters reached in 2018

Action Alerts

Advocacy is a key part of the LWV mission. The League of Women Voters of Michigan (LWVMI) often takes positions on legislative or citizen initiatives and other proposed governmental policy or regulatory decisions. If an initiative reaches a legislative committee, a voting body or other decision makers, the League may take action (such as testimony, letters, phone calls, and public statements). The lack of public action is not indicative of the numerous decisions to support or oppose an issue that the League makes on a regular basis.

We encourage you to take a few minutes to read current Action Alerts effecting Michigan and the country.

LWVMI Action Alerts