Making Democracy Work

Empowering citizens to shape better communities

90th Anniversary Celebration
Information table at our 90th year celebration
The League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

The success of Democracy doesn't depend on a few persons who do great things, but on many persons who do small things faithfully.

-- Maud Wood Park, First LWVUS President

September 27 is National Voter Registration Day! LWVGP is holding several registration events. See the calendar for locations and times. In particular, you can register at the Carnegie Library's downtown and business location between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. For more information, see

Have you seen the winning videos from the 2nd Annual LWVPA High School Video Contest? They are here. Our youth showing that they understand the importance of voting in 30-second videos. Three winners and two honorable mentions. They are definitely worth 2 minutes of your time.

In June 2016 at the LWVUS biennial convention, delegates approved a comprehensive position on redistricting. You can read that position here.