ABOUT THE LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS
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
The League of Women Voters of McLean County is affiliated with the
League of Women Voters of Illinois and the League of Women Voters of
the United States. The national League was founded in Chicago in
February 1920 at the Victory Convention of the National American Women
Suffrage Association. Florence Fifer Bohrer established the
McLean County League in 1933.
The League as an organization is nonpartisan. It takes action in
support of or in opposition to selected governmental issues. It
does not support or oppose political parties or candidates. Members
are encouraged to concern themselves with public issues and to
work as individuals in the party of their choice.