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League of Women Voters of Brown County, Indiana


We never support or oppose any political party or candidate.


The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed

and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

You’re Invited: Online Legislative Updates

The next two online legislative update will be held Saturday, February 12, and Saturday, March 26, from 9:30 - 11 a.m., on Zoom.

The event is co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Bloomington-Monroe County, the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce, the League of Women Voters of Brown County, and the Brown County Chamber of Commerce. 

State Senators Eric Koch (District 44) and Shelli Yoder (District 40), and State Representatives Jeff Ellington (District 62), Bob Heaton (District 46), Chris May (District 55), Peggy Mayfield (District 60), and Matt Pierce (District 61) representing Monroe and Brown Counties have been invited to report on their work and priorities for the current session of the Indiana General Assembly and to take questions from attendees. 

To register for the Zoom meeting, go to . All legislative updates are free and open to the public. Questions should be framed to elicit general information and to enable any of the legislators to weigh in.

All sessions will be recorded by Community Access Television Services through the Monroe County Public Library, with the video available on the CATS website and at shortly after each session.

The work of the Indiana General Assembly can be followed on its website,, which provides a wealth of information and offers the possibility to track the progress of individual bills.

The League is Launching the Next Essay Contest!

Grade 8 and Grades 9-12

The Contest is open to all Brown County pubic school, private school,

and homeschooled students

The Contest opens November 29, 2021

Essays are due by midnight January 28, 2022

Prompt: “We do not have government by the majority,” wrote Thomas Jefferson.

We have government by the majority who participate.”

Jefferson and other founders understood the importance of civic participation,

yet today America’s voter turnout is increasingly low.

What factors play into this lack of participation and what can or should be done

to increase voter turnout in Indiana?

Cash Prizes Will Be Awarded For Both Grade Groups

1st Place: $250 -- 2nd Place: $150 -- 3rd Place : $75


Click HERE for more information and the entry packet

Good Luck!

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Copies are available at the Brown County Library or the Brown County Democrat office.

Click HERE for a pdf version of the booklet.

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Our goal is to end gerrymandering and achieve fair maps by advocating for transparent processes, increasing public input, and protecting communities of interest.

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Our goal is to end 
gerrymandering and achieve fair maps by advocating for transparent
processes, increasing public input, and protecting communities of interest.

Democracy is not a spectator sport!

League of Women Voters of Brown County, Indiana

PO Box 74

Nashville IN 47448