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Despite its name, the League of Women Voters is open to everyone 16 years and older. When you join the League of Women Voters you become a member of a three-tiered organization—local, state, and national. In this region, LWV of Thurston County (LWVTC), League of Women Voters of Washington (LWVWA), and League of Women Voters of the United States (LWVUS). Pay by credit card or check. If paying by check, click the JOIN button, complete your information online, then print the invoice the system generates to send with your check.



Renew your membership by clicking the
"JOIN THE LEAGUE!" button above.

If it is time for you to renew, you will receive emails with links to the online renewal system. Or, use the Member Login button at the top of this page and follow the prompts. Pay by credit card or check. If paying by check, complete your information online, then print the invoice the system generates to send with your check. Thank you for keeping your membership active!
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Membership Levels  

LWVTC is a 501(C)(4) organization. Dues are not tax deductible. All membership levels are available for gifting.



  • Individual membership - $75
  • Household - Two members in the same household - $100
  • Activist - Individual membership plus $50 donation to Education Fund - $125
    Donations to Education Fund are tax deductible. Dues ($75) are not tax deductible. 

  • Student - Full or part-time students - Free
  • Partial and Full subsidies available for low/fixed incomes - $25 & $0
    If you are experiencing financial difficulties, we subsidize member dues to reduce economic barriers to join/renew. The LWVTC subsidizes the $51 paid to the National and State leagues. 
    No financial information is required to receive a full or partial subsidy. 
  • Just ask ...Contact Membership: Join or Renew


  • Associate members - No fee. Limited to students under 16 years of age. Non-voting.

  • Checks can be mailed to - LWVTC  P. O. Box 2203  Olympia, WA 98507 

What We Do

When you join the LWV, you are a member of the local, state, and national Leagues, all in one membership. With your annual membership at the $75 individual level, your contribution is less than $7 per month or 23¢ per day. And that's for the three-tiered membership! Your dues go to work in the ways shown below.

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How do your dues support your local league?

Membership in your local League uses $24 of your dues payment to support operations, and helps involve you in community initiatives, including voter registration and voter empowerment activities.

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Local activities include:
Local activities include:
  • Be A Voter campaigns
  • Events such as the Asian Pacific Islanders Coalition Leadership Development Conference
  • Forums such as “Managing Contentious Conversations” co-sponsored with the Dispute Resolution Center
Local dues fund important studies of issues relevant to our South Puget Sound region. Positions are adopted after extensive research and study. Members approve the position by a consensus process.
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What you get:
What you get:
  • Monthly newsletter - The Voter
  • Complimentary copy of the textbook, The State We’re In
  • Hard copy of handbook/directory
  • Educational events
  • Community outreach opportunities
  • Contact and collaboration with like-minded people

how does the state league invest your dollars to lobby on your behalf?

Your membership gives LWVWA $19 to support advocacy work by the state Lobby Team and sponsors Action Workshops, conferences, and conventions.

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Educating members to use their voices:
Educating members to use their voices:

To protect:

  • Our democracy
  • Our environment

To advocate for:

  • Diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice
  • Reproductive and behavioral healthcare
To educate:
  • Provides Civics Education for grade 3-5  into adulthood on how local, state, and tribal governments work.


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State and National impact:
State and National impact:
  • Legislative Alerts to advocate easily at home on behalf issues important to all of us.
  • Legislative newsletters to monitor your representative’s votes.
  • Webinars and events co-sponsored with Fixing Democracy First and Seattle Supports Democracy for advocacy events and actions we can take to support access to voting, health care and activate climate response.

how do your dues fight voter suppression?

Your membership gives the national league $32 to support:

  • Attorneys in states where they need to fight against voter suppression.
  • Ongoing advocacy work supporting the passage of pro-voter reforms such as the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act and the For the People Act.
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Your dues also fund:
Your dues also fund:
  • Timely and historic information about government, issues, and action.
  • A seasoned professional advocacy team in Washington, DC.
  • The grassroots clout of more than 800 state and local Leagues representing more 125,000 members and supporters.

P.O. Box 2203
Olympia WA 98507