Tarrant County

Tarrant County

Our nonpartisan political organization encourages informed and active participation in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

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Bipartisan Celebration of Women Voting for 100 Years!

League of Women Voters of Tarrant County Presents Our

2020 Democracy Stars

TX State Senator Beverly Powell Congresswoman Kay Granger FWISD Trustee Ashley Paz
District Attorney Sharen Wilson Former Justice Maryellen Hicks Former Justice Sue Walker

Click the images above to watch video interviews or read bios of the awardees.

Women in politics have come a long way since the passage of the 19th Amendment. In celebration of Women’s Equality Day and 100 years of women's suffrage, we present interviews with our 2020 Democracy Stars—women selected by their political party for their outstanding service in elected office in Tarrant County.

*LWVTC does not endorse or oppose any candidate for office.

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Community Hero of the Week video

The League thanks Origin Bank & TCU Athletics for this honor.


The League of Women Voters of Tarrant County opposes the transportation of high-level nuclear waste through our county.

LWVTC President Peggy Hendon and Arlington City Council Member Dr. Victoria Farrar-Myers celebrate the Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

This week, the City of Arlington honored the fight for voting rights with a proclamation recognizing the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment.


NEW YORK—Late Friday, the League of Women Voters of the United States and the League of Women Voters of California, Florida, Texas filed an amicus brief in New York Immigrant Coalition v.


The Environmental Committee has been busy over this summer dealing with the issue of the transport of highly radioactive material. The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is currently considering licensing two different high-level nuclear waste

Fielder House Museum Exhibit for 100th Anniversary
Event Date: 
Mar 8 2020 (All day) to Aug 31 2020 (All day)
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Fielder House Museum

The League of Women Voters of Tarrant County - Arlington Unit, in conjunction with the Fielder House Museum, has put together an exhibit on the second floor of the museum to mark and celebrate 100th anniversaries surrounding the passage of 19th Amendment and the organization of the League of Women Voters.

Nancy Stevens delivers testimony to the Texas House Redistricting Committee

LWV Tarrant County Co-President Nancy Stevens gave testimony at the State Redistricting Committee Hearing held on October 9, 2019 at the TCC Trinity River Campus

LWV Tarrant County honored by Commissioners Court Resolution

County Commissioner Devan Allen introduced a resolution honoring the League's Centennial at County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 10 a.m.  VP Peggy Hendon accepted the award and made the following comments: