Our Mission

The League of Women Voters of Johnston County, NC (LWV-Johnston) is a nonpartisan political organization whose purpose is to:

  • Educate voters about major public policy issues and candidates
  • Increase voter registration and participation in elections
  • Advocate for major public policy issues

We are a chapter of the League of Women Voters of the United States which was founded in 1920 by Carrie Chapman Catt six months prior to the ratification of the 19th amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote. The LWV-Johnston was established in 2018.