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Upcoming elections: Feb. 8 Independence Municipal Primary. April 5 - municipal, school board, and special district elections. Register to vote by March 9.

Welcome - Making Democracy Work for over 100 Years

The League of Women Voters of Kansas City, Jackson, Clay Platte Counties (LWVKCJCP) is an active, nonpartisan organization. Hallmarks of the organization include registering and educating voters, informative, timely meetings and actively working on issues. We neither support nor oppose candidates or political parties, but we do work on legislation and policies of concern to members and the public.

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LWV Right Now

"Talk Talk Vote!" podcast - Anne Calvert and Rachel Thompson discuss current issues and offer ideas on how anyone can participate in democracy. Listen to it here.

League Priorities  2021-2022


Voting Rights 

Campaign Finance Reform

Social Justice

National Popular Vote


Other issues the League follows


Health / Medicaid expansion roll out

Criminal Justice Reform

Equal Rights Amendment

Reproductive Choice

Gun Safety

For the People Act 

This bill provides for automatic voter registration, small donor public financing, redistricting reform and a commitment to restore the Voting Rights Act.

Passage would be the most significant reform in a half century and the most significant change to pass either Chamber. In 2020 the bill stalled in the Senate.

Federal legislators include Sen. Blunt, Sen. Hawley and Rep. Graves. Rep. Cleaver is a bill sponsor. Links to the legislators below. 

Register to Vote

2022 Elections
* April 5 - local election.  Register to vote by March 9, 2022.

* August 2 - primary election.  Register to vote by July 6.  

* November 8 - mid-term general election.  Register to vote by October 12. 

If you are a United States citizen, 17 1/2 years of age, and will be 18 by the next election, you can register to vote.  Visit the Secretary of State's website and register NOW.

Register to Vote

Visit our Voter Registration page  for more information.

Join Us

The League of Women Voters has been working for democracy since women gained suffrage, the vote, in 1920. We invite you to take a look at our programs and activities. There's a place for everyone - from interested observers to members in the thick of helping craft policy. 

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Action alerts - Write or call your legislator 

From time to time the League will notify members via e-mail when there's a hot topic and we need to quickly inform our legislators of our concerns. To find your representatives in the Missouri General Assembly, the U.S. Congress, as well as elected state officials, click on the button below.

Find my Elected Officials

Use the link below to follow your personal legislative interests using Fast Democracy.   It's free.  

Fast Democracy

Help Wanted

The League offers many volunteer opportunities throughout the year.  Click on the button below to find out what's going on and how you can help.

Volunteer Opportunities