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Welcome to the League of Women Voters of Akron Area!

LWVAA is the local chapter of the nation’s largest, most respected grassroots citizen’s organization, the League of Women Voters. 

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Summit County Census 2020

The 2020 Census will determine how $675 Billion is spent to support to support your state, county, and community's programs

Summit County Census 2020
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Learn about the League of Women Voters

The League is proud to be nonpartisan, neither supporting nor opposing candidates or political parties at any level of government, but always working on vital issues of concern to members and the public.

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Akron Area

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization, working to improve our democracy since 1920.


Information and links found throughout our website will provide you with the tools to get involved in the democratic process at the local, state and national levels, whether you are interested in voter information, learning about public policy issues, or taking action. 

This site will also connect you to the Leagues of Women Voters of the U.S. and Ohio. Learn about our legacy of reform, become an active part of today's League network, and help to build the League of tomorrow by joining our local chapter.

Upcoming Events


Susan Ware American Women's History
Event Date: 
Feb 10 2020 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

Pub Brico

American Women’s History:  A Very Short Introduction, Susan Ware, 2015.

Observer Corps Training
Event Date: 
Apr 1 2020 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

Akron Summit Public Library

primary candidates forum
Event Date: 
Feb 26 2020 - 5:00pm
Event location: 

Main Branch, Akron-Summit County Public Library

Meet the candidates in competitive Primary races.  Bring your questions

Fair Courts 101
Event Date: 
Mar 9 2020 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

Main Branch, Akron Public Library, Room 2AB

Why do judges consistently receive low vote totals in local elections?  Perhaps it’s because most of us don’t have a good understanding of the Ohio court system and how the courts impact our daily lives.