Resources & Publications

Resources & Publications

By the League of Women Voters of Ohio and the LWVO Education Fund


'COUNT EVERY BUCKEYE' CARD - To engage and educate Ohioans about the 2020 Census, LWVO has developed the EVERY BUCKEYE COUNTS.



WOMAN SUFFRAGE ALL-AGES READING LIST - In celebration of the suffrage centennial, LWVO has partnered with Ohio Humanities to develop the LWVO WOMAN SUFFRAGE READING LIST. It is a compilation of media materials for all ages about the history of woman suffrage; suffrage leaders; race and the women suffrage movement; and current issues related to democracy and elections. PDF icondiscussion_guide_printable_version.pdf

PDF iconClick here to download a printable copy of the scholarly discussion guide produced by the League of Women Voters of Ohio.


***NEW***The 10th Edition of LWVOEF's Know Your Ohio Government book is now available! Please contact the state office at 614-469-1505 to purchase a copy of the book. 

 KYOG 10th edition cover
Cover of "Predictable Results"

PDF iconPredictable Results 2016: A report comparing 2011 gerrymandering to the 2012, 2014, and 2016 election results


20-page booklet

Also available:

PDF iconPredictable Results 2012-2014

PDF iconPredictable Results 2012

Cover of "Ohio Redistricting Transparency Report: The Elephant in the Room"

PDF iconOhio Redistricting Transparency Report: The Elephant in the Room evaluates and documents the level of transparency used in the 2011 redistricting process. Findings: Those responsible for Ohio’s 2011 redistricting process deserve a grade of D minus.

It was published in 2011 by the Ohio Campaign for Accountable Redistricting (OCAR). OCAR involved 25 Ohio organizations and was established through a partnership led by the League of Women Voters of Ohio Education Fund, Ohio Citizen Action,and the Midwest Democracy Network, with funding provided by the Joyce Foundation.

22-page report.

Apendices can be found here: PDF iconI, PDF iconII, PDF iconIII, PDF iconIV

Ohio's Gerrymandering Problem cover PDF icon"Ohio's Gerrymandering Problem: Why Haven't We Fixed This Yet?"

 This report from LWVO and Common Cause Ohio takes a historic look at gerrymandering in Ohio and summarizes years of observation and reports by LWV Ohio and other good government groups into a need-to-know brief for those interested in background on today's redistricting reform efforts.

20-page booklet
 Chart showing Ohio's Redistricting History

 since 1967

 1-page chart
 contacting your elected official flyer cover

PDF iconContacting Your Legislator or Elected Official


 2-page flyer
 The Sunshine Law: Ohio's Open Meetings Act cover

PDF iconThe Sunshine Law Questions and answers about Ohio's open meetings laws.


 4-fold flyer
 There Oughta Be a Law booklet cover

PDF iconThere Oughta Be a Law Explains how a bill becomes a law in Ohio and how ciitizens can participate in the process

16-page booklet
 Township Government in Ohio flyer cover

PDF iconTownship Government in Ohio Information about Ohio's first form of government

2-page flyer
 How to Select a Judicial Candidate flyer cover

PDF iconHow to Select a Judicial Candidate  Tips for choosing among judicial candidates

 2-page flyer
 Changing the Way Ohio Elects Judges flyer cover

PDF iconChanging the Way Ohio Elects Judges Judges in Ohio are currently elected. Is there a better way?

 2-page flyer

Helpful publications/resources for local League management and members can be found here.

Voting infographics can be found here.