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Welcome to the League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh!

For 100 years, the League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, has encouraged informed and active participation in government, worked to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influenced public policy through education and advocacy.  Our hundreds of volunteers and members serve the voters in the Pittsburgh area with candidate forums, voter registration, civic education, and advocacy!

Won't you join us?    Join the League!  

Members,  Need Help Logging in?   Member Login Help

Did you apply for a mail-in or absentee ballot?  Track it here:          
PA Ballot Tracker
Don't forget the STAMP!  
This year, the return envelope requires postage.

Members, Join us Tuesday evening, October 26 at 7:00 pm to learn about the work of our High School Outreach team, and see them demo their classroom presentation,

"Make Government Work for YOU!"

The League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh has a dynamic and dedicated team of volunteers who visit High Schools and Colleges-Universities to register NEW VOTERS and to raise students' CIVIC IQ'S. Learn how this impressive team has adapted to the changing school environment to continue to support teachers and students of Civic Education in Allegheny County.

Zoom link is available to members on the Event Calendar:

"Make Government Work for You" - LWVPGH October Member Meeting - 10/26/2021

Members, register here for November's meeting with former PA Secretary of Education, Dr. Gerald Zahorchak:

What’s Happening in Our Schools?: A Conversation with Dr. Gerald Zahorchak - 11/9/2021

Are You Ready to Vote on November 2nd?

         We're gathering the information you need on our November Election pages:

Use this link to share "Get Ready to Vote" document
Use this link to share "Prepárese para votar" document

The Voters' Guide for the 2021 General Election is available here, along with Mini-Guides in selected races:  

The Voters Guide contains information about all state and county-wide races and referendums on the ballot in Allegheny County.   Also listed are candidates for the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh and candidates for the Pittsburgh City Council, as well as the candidates for the Pittsburgh Public Schools Board of Directors.  

These Voters guides are excerpts of the online Vote411 Voters' Guide - a project of the League of Women Voters.  For information on Allegheny County municipal and school board races outside of the City of Pittsburgh, or to see your entire ballot, visit .

View or Download the November 2021 Voters Guide for Statewide, Countywide, and City of Pittsburgh races.

School Board Races


Bethel Park

Mt. Lebanon

North Allegheny

Pittsburgh Public Schools

Judicial Races


Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas

Magisterial District 05-2-42

(Perrysville, Brighton Heights, Riverside, Woods Run)

Magisterial District 05-2-04

(Aspinwall, Blawnox, Fox Chapel, Indiana, O'Hara, Sharpsburg)

Magisterial District 05-2-19

(Mt. Lebanon, Dormont)

Vote 411 is Live...
    ...with Complete Information about your November Ballot!   
Enter your address and party registration to view all candidates on YOUR local ballot at! 
Mark your selections as you compare candidates, and save a "cheat sheet" of your choices to take with you to the polls.

Did you miss one of our recent LOCAL candidate forums? See recordings of all of our local forums in selected judicial, school board and municipal races on our Candidate Forums page.

Magisterial District 05-2-42 Candidate Forum

(Perrysville, Riverside, Brighton Heights, Woods Run)
This forum is sponsored by LWVPGH.


Leah Williams Duncan 

Mark J. Scorpian

View the Vote411 Mini-guide for this race here,  or learn more about these candidates at   

When will ballots be available?  Has your polling place changed?  How many voters have requested mail-in ballots?  Will there be drop-boxes? ...

You can receive weekly email updates from the Allegheny County Elections Board during election seasons by subscribing here:    Subscribe to "Allegheny Votes" Newsletter

There are 18 Candidates running for 10 seats on the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas. How do you fit them all into one candidate forum? You don't!  

We asked each candidate to submit a short video answering 2 questions:  

  • What is your position on the application of cash bail in Pennsylvania?
  • What is your view of using special courts or restorative justice in sentencing decisions as an alternative to incarceration?

Visit our Common Pleas Video Gallery page to meet the candidates and hear their answers.

And, view candidate biographies and answers to 3 additional questions in the new Common Pleas Mini-Guide

View or download

Common Pleas Mini-Guide

Direct link:

...For background, perspective, and non-partisan resources on elections and election law,

Recent Blogs
Thinking About Elections

The 2021 edition of "Facts For Citizens" is available in digital format.

"Facts for Citizens" is a directory of election information and government officials for residents of Allegheny County. It contains :

  • contact information for key officials in National, State, County, and City of Pittsburgh government,
  • election dates and information for 2021, and
  • live links to PA voter registration and voter service forms.
Visit the Facts for Citizens page at  to download or view the directory. 

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