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The League of Women Voters of Clark County is part of a national organization that was formed more than 104 years ago and is not for women only! We are proudly nonpartisan and never align ourselves with candidates or parties. Instead, we promote knowledge of the political process, celebrate political participation by citizens across the political spectrum, and encourage the necessary democratic values of rule of law, civil discourse, and respect for truth as modeled by our process for developing policy positions.

Watch Candidate Forums Online


Both our local league and the state league will be holding Candidate Forums this year. Watch for links so you can learn about the candidates running to represent you.

The League of Women Voters of Washington recently held a Candidate Forum for candidates for the office of Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction. Watch it here and share with your friends and family.

The League of Women Voters of Washington & Northwest Public Broadcasting recently held a Candidate Forum for Washington State Attorney General. You can watch it here.

Our June 26th Candidate Forum for Legislative District 17, State Representative, Position 2 and County Councilor, District 4 is available to stream on CVTV .

Our July 1st Candidate Forum for Legislative District 18, State Senator; Legislative District 18, State Representative, Position 2; and Clark Public Utilities Commissioner, Position 1 is now streaming on cvtv.

Our July 2nd Candidate Forum for Legislative District 49, State Representative, Position 2; and Clark County Councilor, District 3 is now streaming on cvtv.

Information about the Candidate Forums held by our league is located here: Candidate Forums
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You are invited to join us!


The Leagues of Women Voters of Washington and Clark County are pleased to present the candidates for the Commissioner of Public Lands to voters in a candidate forum. The public is invited to attend and meet the candidates.

Voters can expect to hear candidates respond to questions about the office and how they would fulfill the role of Commissioner of Public Lands.

The forum will be held July 18 at 6:30 pm at Clark College in Vancouver, WA. The 90-minute forum will be in person—and will also be televised live on TVW and streamed on its website at tvw.org/video/. The forum is co-sponsored by The Columbian and The Reflector newspapers

Get to know your elected officials.

Know Your Elected Officials ~ They Represent You


Our publication They Represent You lists names and contact information for most of your elected officials. You can find the updated 2024 version and print it from here.

Vote411 is a valuable resource to learn about each candidate's platform.  If you do not find responses from your candidate, please urge them to participate.

Find more information about voting on our

Voter Information Page



Fair Campaign Pledge Project is live


Check out which candidates have signed the pledge here!


More information and packets available on our Fair Campaign Practices Page



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What else are we up to in the community?

 Clark County Historical Museum 2024 Speaker Series

The League is co-sponsoring the Clark County Historical Museum's 2024 Speaker Series. Details on each monthly event can be found here.
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Listen to our radio show!


Tune in every month to the League's radio show, Citizen 411 on KXRW independent radio - 99.9 or 107.1 FM on your radio dial. The show airs at 8:15 a.m. on the first Tuesday of every month, and is available as a podcast the following week. It's a terrific show! You can listen to all the podcast episodes by clicking here: https://kxrw.fm/citizen-411/

 In July, Tracy and Teresa interview the Clark County Sheriff’s Department Public Information Officer Sergeant Chris Skidmore. Sgt. Skidmore has a deep understanding of the issues that affect the Sheriff’s Department in a county that contains urban, rural and suburban residents. We learn how challenging drug abuse and property crime can be, and how pursuit and pursuit legislation affect their operations.

Sgt. Skidmore explains how both body cameras and K-9 Corps are the Sheriff’s best friend. Lastly, we begin to understand how immediately a crime can occur, and can unfold in the blink of an eye!





Our League won the 2023 Community Connections Democracy Award from LWVWA in recognition of our "Citizen 411" radio show on KXRW (99.9 FM). You can find all the episodes here: https://kxrw.fm/citizen-411/





Our Mission

Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy.


Our Vision

We envision a democracy where every person has the desire, the right, the knowledge, and the confidence to participate.


Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy

Discrimination or harassment of any kind will not be accepted within the League, including but not limited to race, socio-economic status, age, ability status, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, or marital status. The League is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, access, and belonging for all people. The League is an organization that respects and values the richness of our community and our members. The collective sum of our individual differences and life experiences represents not only our culture, but our reputation and the organization's mission and achievements as well.


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We are grateful to CDM Caregiving Services for the use of their McKibbin Center facility and also for the good work they do in our community.

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Vancouver, WA 98684