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County Proclamation

Dr. Sam Page proclaimed March 10th as League of Women Voters Day. The St. Louis County Council recognized the work of the League of Women Voters in getting women the right to vote a hundred years ago as well as acknowledging March as Women's History Month.


Gala Honors League Presidents

At the November 13 Gala at the Sheldon, the League honored the presidents who served in its first 100 years.


Advocating for Fair Maps

Laurie Velasquez, Dorothy Lockard, Margaret Gray, Angie Dunlap, Senator Scott Sifton, Catherine Stenger, Louise Wilkerson, Nancy Pawol and Jean Dugan


League Registrars

League members register voters at naturalization ceremonies, high schools and colleges, and community events throughout the area.

July 4th Parade

Webster Groves Parade

The League of Women Voters won a 2019 award for Outstanding Civic Entry.

Absentee Ballot Request

Absent Ballot Request

Staying away from public spaces?  Request an absentee ballot today.

Request MO absentee ballot

Be an informed voter.  Check out the League Voter's Guide.
Advocate to Make Voting Easier in Missouri

Virus means voting from home should be easier

Ask your MO legislators to make it easier to vote from home.

Legislator Lookup


The League live streamed this school board candidate forum in Kirkwood in March 2020.

Scheduled Forums
LWV St Louis members march for Equal Rights Amendment 2020

Educating and Empowering Voters for 100 Years

Our members marching for equality at the Equal Rights Amendment March 2020

Read about the LWV Centennial Anniversary

Metro St. Louis

Historical photo: women and children wave USA flags while in motorcade parade

The League of Women Voters of St. Louis was founded on Nov. 13, 1919. Its Citizenship School taught civics to more than 450 area women in its first year. The League continues to educate and empower voters as a nonpartisan, non-profit organization. Agnes Garino made this slide presentation for the League's 100th Anniversary Gala. 

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Mission: Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy.

Vision: We envision a democracy where every person has the desire, the right, the knowledge and the confidence to participate.

absentee ballot request form



Action Alerts

Safer Voting

In the last hour of the legislative session, the Missouri General Assembly approved changes to the absentee ballot process.


The Missouri House voted 98-58 on May 13 to approve SJR38. The resolutions asks voters to replace Amendment 1’s redistricting reforms with a system that allows unprecedented racial and partisan gerrymandering.

Alert on Voting During COVID-19 Outbreak

Missouri's municipal elections were changed from April 7 to June 2 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Missouri Voter Protection Coalition is challenging the Governor's decision to keep the voter registration deadline at March 11, saying it should be May 6 according to state statute.  The deadline to request an absentee ballot is now May 20.

LWV is an organization fully committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in principle and in practice. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to the organization’s current and future success in engaging all individuals, households, communities, and policy makers in creating a more perfect democracy.

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The Missouri Equal Suffrage Association became the League of Women Voters of St. Louis on November 13, 1919.