Volunteer Letter Writers Wanted

The League of Women Voters of Naperville works to increase the participation of all citizens in government. We are asking for your help to reach out to the youth of our community to encourage them to vote. We are sending Birthday Boxes to 18-year-olds attending Waubonsie Valley High School and Metea Valley High School. Since the upcoming March primary will be their first election as […]

September 2017 LWV Naperville Events

The League of Women Voters of Naperville has a busy September planned. Here’s where you can find us out in the community this month. Monday, September 4, 10-11:30 a.m.: Naperville’s Labor Day Parade Happy Labor Day! LWV Naperville members are donning red, white, and blue to march in the Jaycee’s parade! Friday, September 15, 1-3 p.m.: Daytime Book Club LWV members and non-members alike are […]

Governor Bruce Rauner Signed Bills Into Law to Protect Voters and Immigrants

Today, Governor Rauner signed into law SB 1933 that will establish an interagency program between the State Board of Elections and the Office of the Secretary of State. Applying for a driver’s license will serve as an application to register to vote. There are some limitations regarding temporary driver’s licenses and ID cards, but this is a victory for our democracy. Additionally, the governor signed the Illinois […]

Coming soon to a high school near you: Birthday Boxes!

LWVN is always looking for ways to increase voter participation – especially among young people!  We are borrowing an idea from Detroit to reach out to 18-year-olds: It involves sending a Birthday Box to all 18 years-olds on their birthday.  The present/box will contain information about local elections, how to register to vote, how to find information about the candidates, maybe a button to wear on election […]