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Why Join LWV Ohio?


  • LWVO is where hands-on work to safeguard democracy leads to civic improvement.

  • The League is nonpartisan; we do not support or oppose candidates.

  • The LWVO is committed to diversity and inclusion. There are no barriers to participation in any activity of the LWVO on the basis of gender, gender expression, gender identity, race, ethnicity, political or religious beliefs, age, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, or socio-economic status. That's right: Men are members too!

  • It’s a bargain! A membership with LWVO gives you a membership with the national League of Women Voters of the United States (LWVUS). You will receive newsletters from LWVO and LWVUS, and information from a local League, if one is in your area.

LWV Ohio Member Benefits

  • You will have the opportunity to participate in local, state, and national League work

  • Your opinion is valued and your voice is heard. LWV believes that grassroots initiatives and consensus building are the strengths of our organization.

  • You'll receive exclusive civic information you can trust.

  • You'll have the opportunity to use your skills and gain new ones.

  • You'll know that your membership dues add to our grassroots strength.

League of Women Voters Organizational Structure


We want YOU to join the League of Women Voters of Ohio.

Everyone is welcome! 

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When you join locally, you are also a member of the State and US League. Each level plays a role in Making Democracy Work.


  • LWVUS: Establishes positions on key issues based on state consensus. Lobbies federal office holders on behalf of those issue. Advocates for and defends democratic principles. Maintains support tools, such as Vote411. Supports state Leagues in education, advocacy, and legal action.


  • LWVO: Establishes positions on state issues based on consensus across Ohio Local Leagues. Lobbies state office holders on behalf of those issues. Advocates for and defends democratic principals. Manages media communication on state actions. Facilitates annual Statehouse Day and other informational initiatives. Supports local leagues in education, advocacy, and legal action.


  • Local League: Seeks to educate our community on local issues and candidates. Organizes voter registration drives. Manages local Vote411 information. Facilitates candidate forums.

No local League in your area? Join us at the state level!

State League Membership Types and Dues

  • Primary/Individual Membership

    • Covers one individual age 16 years or older. 

    • Dues: $60.00/year​

  • Household Membership

    • Covers two members of the same household, age 16 years or older. 

    • Dues: $90.00/year​

  • Student Membership

    • Covers one full-time student age 16 and older. 

    • Dues: $5.00/year​


Pay By Check

State League Membership Form 

(download and complete form)

Send a check along with the completed membership form to:
League of Women Voters of Ohio 

100 East Broad Street, Suite 1310
Columbus, OH 43215

Please note this is a state League membership form.

If you want to join a local League in your area, click here.


Pay By Check

Membership Form 

(download and complete form)

Send a check along with the completed membership form to:
League of Women Voters of Ohio 

100 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Interested in an Organizational Membership?

LWVO’s organizational membership is open to organizations and their employees to gain access to essential election information. Further, it will provide them with resources to engage on legislative priorities and efforts to improve Ohio elections. With the collective power of these organizations, LWVO will engage more people in politics and ensure that the voices of all communities are heard.

Organizational Membership Tiers:

  • Tier 1 - Membership fee - $500 

  • Tier 2 - Membership fee - $250 

  • Tier 3 - Membership fee - $100 


Click here to learn more about membership criteria, benefits and the different tiers. 

Want to get involved with a local League in your area?
Click on the list below to join today!

list of local Leagues
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