Arizona

Arizona

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization. We encourage informed and active participation in government and work to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influence public policy through education and advocacy.

Our Organization

The League of Women Voters of Arizona is active in creating the Voter Guide for voters to understand the ballot propositions and in advocating for our positions in the Arizona Legislature. Find out more about us.   Local Leagues throughout the state register voters, help get out the vote, educate voters with programs on issues and speeches on current topics, and hold candidate forums.  Check out our local leagues and find one closest to you.

League News from the newsroom and League Newsletters: 

Stay connected and sign up to receive our newsletters. Be sure to subscribe to Local League newsletters also.  League newsroom provides you with the latest press releases, news briefings.  

Voter Tools

Everything you need to know about registering to vote, candidates and measures on the ballot, voting options, and how to get involved with getting out the vote of your fellow citizens!  [link to Voter Tools page]

What we stand for. Our positions and priorities and campaigns:The League takes positions on issues after careful study and a deliberative process that often can take a couple of years to arrive at consensus and acceptance by the membership of the League.  Explore how we arrive at our positions and read about current studies in progress < link to studies and issues >

At the 2019 convention LWVAZ adopted the existing 2017-2019 Action Agenda herein referred to as Policy Positions.  

Tier 1: (State Board vote 8.17.2019, and 9.9.2019)

  • Voter Rights
  • Security and Integrity of Election Process
  • Climate Change and Environment
  • Education

Tier 2: State Board vote 8.17.2019

  • Immigration
  • Women’s Rights/Equity

Advocacy and Action

From protecting voting rights, advancing the ERA, to the care and  protection of the environment. We promote good government, proper use of Natural Resources, International Relations and social and economic justice and equity to Make Democracy Work © .  

Advocacy and Action by the League ranges from serving as observers of the Legislative process,  lobbying, testifying for or against legislation, writing Letters and Oped to newspapers, and legislators, mobilizing public support for League advocacy and calls to action.  The League actively participates either through direct litigation or in filing Amici briefs against violations of the Voting right Acts, Fair Maps and issues on which the League has a position.

Campaigns:

        •   People Powered Fair Maps - a 50 state strategy to ensure fair representation of electoral districts.
        •   ERA- Remove the deadline for ratification of the ERA.
        •   Health Care - Single Payer solutions.
        •   Mobilizing support for Voting Rights, Election Protection and Election Integrity.

Your support and membership goes directly to the League's work to protect and defend our democracy. Together we can ensure our elections are free, fair and accessible, protect our environment, and reduce the influence of money in our elections.