About the League
Founded in 1932, the Greater Princeton Area League currently has members from Princeton, Cranbury, East Windsor, Hightstown, Montgomery, Plainsboro, Robbinsville, Rocky Hill, South Brunswick, and West Windsor.
We copiled VOTE411 guides for local communities, organize candidate forums, promote voter registration, get out the vote, host community/education forums, energize young voters, and act on issues pertaining to Central New Jerseyans.
Functions of the League
PROTECT New Jersey Voters by analyzing problems on election days and recommending solutions to state and county officials, such as improving poll worker training.
ADVOCATE for the passage of legislation that extends and protects voting rights, offers equal educational opportunities, and increases government transparency.
COORDINATE debates across the state at all levels of government and provide trained moderators to ensure nonpartisan discourse and promote fairness.
PROVIDE a year-round toll-free voter assistance hotline, 1-800-792-VOTE, to answer voting-related questions from the public, with
ANALYZE AND INTERPRET ballot questions for voters in clear nonpartisan terms to help them make informed decisions on Election Day.
INTERVIEW candidates about crucial policy questions, and widely distribute this vital information to voters.
PUBLISH AND DISTRIBUTE the New Jersey Citizens Guide to Government, a reference book that makes it easy for New Jerseyans to learn about their government and contact their elected officials.
Founded in 1920, the League of Women Voters is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization whose purpose is to promote political responsibility through informed and active participation in government.
Our name derives from the proud legacy of the women's suffrage movement. Today, more than 90 years after our founding, our members include all genders dedicated to safeguarding democracy.
The bylaws of the League state: "The League may take action on governmental measures and policies in the public interest. It shall not support or oppose any political party or any candidate."