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Welcome! We are glad you found us online. The League of Women Voters of Greater Lafayette is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy. Please explore our page and contact us with your questions!

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COVID-19 alert

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all in-person League events are cancelled until further notice.  This includes our 100th birthday party :-(  .  Stay calm and practice social distancing!  Thank you for your understanding.

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Event flyer with text as in the event post.  Image of Dr. Merrifield Wilson inset.
Event Date: 
Mar 4 2020 - 6:30pm
Event location: 

West Lafayette Public Library

Have We Come a Long Way, Baby?

Laura Merrifield Wilson, Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Indianapolis

An Indiana Women’s Suffrage Centennial Event

 

Wednesday, March 4, 6:30-8 p.m.

Flyer with movie flyer embedded of 3 white women looking at the camera.
Event Date: 
Mar 2 2020 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

West Lafayette Public Library

Join us for a film showing and discussion as we celebrate the Indiana Women's Suffrage Centennial!

Event Date: 
Jan 30 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Event location: 

West Lafayette Public Library

Come at 5:15 for refreshments - the program is from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the West Lafayette Public Library. Amanda Shepherd will review pending legislation in the Indiana House and Senate affecting environmental issues.

Cover of the 100th centennial calendar - image of a woman riding on a horse near the Capitol building
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The WNDC Educational Foundation has created “Women and the Vote: Centennial Calendar” — a calendar and also a keepsake for the centennial of the 19th Amendment.

P/UVote Campaign information, over the word "Vote" written in chalk on a chalkboard, where the "O" of "Vote" is a heart.

Are you a Purdue student who is eligible to vote in Indiana, and are looking for reimbursement for getting your new voter-ID compliant identification card from Purdue?  You're in the right place!  We have a form to fill out, below, and upload a photo of your receipt.

Start my reimbursement, please!

P/UVote Campaign information, over the word "Vote" written in chalk on a chalkboard, where the "O" of "Vote" is a heart.

In July, the Tippecanoe County Board of Election determined that Purdue student IDs could no longer be used for voting since they did not meet the state’s criteria for voter identification.   In response, Purdue modified student IDs to include a visible expiration date making them voting compliant and to phase them in with each freshman class starting in June.