Be a Voter!

Be a Voter!

Elections belong to the people. It's their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.

— Abraham Lincoln

Make your voice heard! The Library is proud to partner with the League of Women of Voters of Bloomington-Monroe County as your go-to place for information on voting and elections. Use the tools you find here to exercise your rights—and fulfill your duties—as a citizen of a democracy.



Library Award: Voters Are the Winners


When the Library hosted our Power of Words author event with Congressman John Lewis back in the fall of 2015, we were honored to present an American Civil Rights icon and the co-authors of March, Lewis's National Book Award-winning graphic novel chronicling his life and struggle for justice. Along with our partners the Friends of the Library and Indiana University, we felt Lewis's appearance was a powerful and timely inspiration—not to mention a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity—for ordinary people wishing to make a difference.

Keeping Up with Congress—the Easy Way

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With Congress making the news nearly every day, it's easy to get lost in all the talk of resolutions, committees, and who's who among the nation's 535 elected federal representatives. They work for us—but how do we keep track of how our Congresspeople in the House and Senate vote, or even what they're voting on?

Legislative Update: Talk with Our Lawmakers April 8



How often are you on the same guest list as an Indiana legislator?

At the Legislative Updates presented by the League of Women Voters of Bloomington & Monroe County, lawmakers representing our community at the State level are invited to meet with the public to share what's up ahead at the Statehouse. You're invited hear what they have to say, ask them questions, and tell them what's on your mind.

The next Update is 9:30–11 a.m. on Saturday, April 8 at Bloomington City Council Chambers at the Showers Building, 401 North Morton Street [map]. It's a great way to meet our elected representatives in person—and get involved in what they do. Make your voice heard!