EARLY VOTING UNTIL OCT. 30: FIND YOUR NEAREST POLLING LOCATION

Empowering VOTERS.
DEFENDING DEMOCRACY.

The League of Women Voters of Houston is a nonpartisan organization that believes in the power of every person to create a more perfect democracy. Together, we support the desire, right and knowledge for all to participate and be heard.

KEY DATES FOR THE 2020 ELECTION:

The deadline to register to vote passed on October 5.
Early voting begins October 13 and lasts until October 30. Find your nearest polling location.
The last day to request a ballot by mail is October 23. Request a ballot here.
If you vote by mail, your ballot must be postmarked by 7:00pm on November 3.
Election Day is November 3.

2020 GENERAL ELECTION VOTERS GUIDE

MAKE A PLAN TO GO TO THE POLLS

Every election we’re so grateful to be able to provide our Voters Guide to the community. The League of Women Voters of Houston Voters Guide is your nonpartisan source for national, state and local election information to help you prepare to head to the polls. Compare candidates, find what's on your ballot, build a sample ballot and print your selections. 

To view the Voters Guide and important voting information, including when and where to vote, requesting and returning ballots by mail, and more, click here.
 

OUR INITIATIVES

Naturalization Ceremonies

With the partnership of United States Customs and Immigration Services, our volunteers attend Naturalization Ceremonies and register new voters. Each year, we help more than 25,000 new citizens register to vote shortly after they’ve taken the oath of citizenship.
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Voters Guide

Our nonpartisan Voters Guide is Houston's best election information source with everything you need to know about voting, candidates and ballot issues. It’s now available in English, Spanish, Vietnamese and Chinese.
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Reserve a Voter Registrar

We deploy Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrars (VDVRs) across the greater Houston area, allowing you to register people to vote at your next event. Read more about our efforts that have registered more than 21,500 new citizens to vote this year alone.
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Phone Banking

In partnership with KPRC-TV, League volunteers participate in phone banking on Election Day—answering questions about polling locations, registration status and other voter requirements. They work to ensure that anyone who is registered to vote can participate in the political process by casting a ballot.
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Candidate Conversations

Every election year, we host educational forums with candidates running for office in Houston and Harris County. Every candidate is invited to join in the conversation and asked questions based on the jurisdiction where they are seeking office.
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Rising Stars

Through our Rising Stars program, we offer a year of training and volunteer opportunities for a selected elite group of leaders of all ages to share their talents and expand their reach as champions of civic engagement.
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NEWS & UPDATES FROM THE LEAGUE

October 23, 2020
ICYMI: Using Your Voice, Your Vote and Activism for Change

October 15, 2020
In Memoriam

August 28, 2020
LWV Houston Members and Volunteers Working to Register Voters

August 19, 2020
League Members Create Voter Registration Boxes

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