Get Ready to Vote - Attend Your Local Election Forums!

In addition to organizing a ballot issues forum on September 10, the League will be co-sponsoring or helping with several others around the county. To help you connect with a convenient forum for you, we are posting announcements of all the public forums we hear about. Have one to announce? Email Check the calendar at right for the latest listings. More are added daily!

League endorses Seattle's Honest Elections - Init. 122

Read about the initiative and see the full text of the measure at Honest Elections Seattle.

Click here for the recent Seattle Times article.

UPDATE! Over 32,000 signatures were delivered to the City Clerk on June 1 - putting the measure seeking honest, accountable, and transparent elections on the ballot for the November general election.

May 11, 2015 - President Ellen Barton of the League of Women Voters of Seattle-King County announced that the organization has endorsed City of Seattle Initiative 122, Honest Elections Seattle.

“Since 1974 it has been The League of Women Voters of the United States’ position that the methods of financing political campaigns should ensure the public’s right to know, combat corruption and undue influence, enable candidates to compete more equitably for public office and allow maximum citizen participation in the political process,” said Barton.

They Represent You

They Represent You: Directory of Elected Officials (TRY) contains contact information for elected officials in Washington state, legislative committees, political parties and more, and is updated each year in January.

View TRY 2015 online. Websites and email addresses are hyperlinked so you can click directly to the person you wish to contact.

Free copies are available at the League office, at local libraries and many county and city offices. Help support this valuable community resource with tax-deductible donation to our Education Fund.

Email to request a copy, including your name, address and phone number. One or two directories may be mailed free of charge. For up to 150, the League requests postage reimbursement, or feel free to stop by our office to pick up your copies (click here for map and directions) . Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM.

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