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The League of Women Voters is where hands-on work to safeguard democracy leads to civic improvement.

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

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Candidate Forums-Information!

Please visit our calendar for detailed information regarding our upcoming four Candidate Forums.

The dates are: 09/13/2016 09/19/2016 09/27/2016 10/04/2016

All forums will begin promptly at 7 p.m.

Have questions for the candidates? Please e-mail your questions to voterservices@lwvindy.org

Can't make a forum? No worries! Channel 16 typically rebroadcasts forums through Election Day.

Voting Information

Check your voter registration status or find your polling place, by visiting Indiana Voters or the Marion County Election Board's Voter Information Portal.

Indiana's Voter I.D. Requirements Indiana law requires all voters who vote in person to show a form of valid I.D. before signing the poll book. To be valid, identification cards MUST display: 1.) your photo, 2.) your name, which must conform to your voter registration record, 3.) an expiration date that is current or has expired AFTER the last general election (Nov. 4, 2014), and 4.) must be issued by the State of Indiana or U.S. government. College ID's from a state school that meet the above requirements are acceptable but IDs from a private school are not valid. If you do not possess a valid form of ID for voting purposes, the BMV is required to provide a card for FREE ... but only if you ask! To learn more on obtaining a free ID card, click here.

FAQs and other voting information

Drawing a Line for Democracy

Once again--we need to PACK THE HOUSE!

The next meeting of the Redistricting Study Committee will be on September 19th, 2016.

Please visit our Facebook Event Page for the most up to date information:

https://www.facebook.com/events/171443353281054/

Take Action on Redistricting Reform. Last fall the LWV of Indianapolis and Common Cause/Indiana partnered in a campaign to raise public awareness about the need for an independent redistricting commission. To raise awareness about this issue, a user-friendly resource guide was created.

Please take a moment to read this article by Debbie Asberry, LWVIN Redistricting Task Force Chair, as well as these pieces in the IBJ and Ft. Wayne Journal Gazette. Then, contact you State Senator asking him/her to give redistricting reform a fair hearing.

You can also find the LWVIN position on redistricting here