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We Envision a Democracy Where Every Person Has The Desire, The Right, The Knowledge And The Confidence to Participate.

Welcome to the Linn County League of Women Voters!

LWVLC, Jean Oxley Award
League of Women Voters Linn County (LWVLC) Marion State of the City 2021

Jean Oxley Award

Inaugural Jean Oxley Award is open for receiving applications. Please consider nominating a Linn County resident for the award, which will be given for the first time in 2021.

Share this information with other groups,  organizations, and individuals in your networks. The recipient does NOT have to be a League of Women Voters Linn County member, however, they do have to be a Linn County resident.

Application Deadline:  April 30, 2021, 5:00 pm

Click Here: lwvlinncounty.org/JeanOxleyAwardNomination


supported by the

League of Women Voters of Linn County

Mayor Nicolas AbouAssaly presented

“The Power of CommUNITY” on March 30th. 

Watch Mayor Nicolas AbouAssaly’s virtual address

utilizing the following link,

Click Here: lwvlinncounty.org/lwvlc-soc-event

2021 Forums, Your Resource to Local Lawmakers Hosted by LWVLC

Did you miss the Forums? Access the videos directly below.

Thank you to our sponsors the Gazette, CBS2 Iowa, and KCRG. 

The League of Women Voters Linn County and its co-sponsors invited citizens to participate virtually in the annual Legislative Forums. The monthly Saturday morning forums of the 2021 Legislative session were held online to protect participants' health. The community was provided the ability to participate in the live forums via the LWV Linn County website and the sponsor's website.

Currently, each Forum can be viewed at the above LWV Linn County Legislative Forum links. 

The Saturday, January 23rd, online Forum was co-sponsored with the Gazette and moderated by Columnist/Editorial Writer Adam Sullivan. The second forum was held online February 20th, and was co-sponsored with KGAN/Sinclair Broadcasting, and moderated by News Anchor/Reporter Christopher King. The final online forum was held on Saturday, March 20th, with co-sponsor KCRG News, and Anchor/Reporter Beth Maliki as moderator.

All area legislative representatives and Senators were invited to participate: House District 65 Representative
Liz Bennett, House District 66 Representative Art Staed, House District 67 Representative Eric Gjerde, House
District 68 Representative Molly Donahoe, House District 69 Kirsten Running-Marquardt, House District 70
Representative Tracy Ehlert, Representative House District 95 Representative Charlie McClintock, Senate District
33 Senator Rob Hogg, Senate District 34 Senator Liz Mathis, Senate District 35 Senator Todd Taylor and Senate
District 48 Senator Dan Zumbach.

The forums are conducted by league members and community volunteers under LWV forum guidelines. The
League of Women Voters of Linn County conducts the forums as part of its voter education program. The League
of Women Voters Linn County is a non-profit volunteer political organization that neither supports or opposes any
candidate or political party, encourages citizen participation in government and is open to everyone 16 years and


Our Mission

  • Promote direct discourse and discussion of LWV-related issues with members, government representatives, and our community.

  • Educate and advocate our community on issues for the common good.

  • Share unbiased, fact-based information with members and the community.

  • Build social connections.

  • Nurture a passion for action.