Welcome to the Home Page of the Shaker Heights chapter of the League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland.  You may join the League or renew your membership by mail or online using a credit card. Just click the “Join” link at the top of this page.

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Verify and update your voter registration!

A voter roll purge in Ohio has removed many voters who have not voted since the last presidential election. Cuyahoga County residents can use this link (click here) to update their registration. Residents of other Ohio counties (click here).


 The Shaker Chapter of the League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland is accepting applications for the Legacy Fellowship.

Click here to learn more and apply.


Coming Events:


Shaker Community Forum:

Regionalism and Shaker Heights: What are the options, What’s in it for Shaker?

Thursday, August 18

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Shaker Heights Public Library

16500 Van Aken Blvd., Shaker Heights, OH 44120


Moderator:  Judy Rawson, former Mayor of Shaker Heights


Armond Budish, Cuyahoga County Executive

Edward Kraus, Cuyahoga County Director of Regional Coordination

Earl M. Leiken, Mayor, City of Shaker Heights

Hunter Morrison, Director, NE Ohio Sustainable Communities Consortium                                 

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Northeast Ohio Public Policy Forum:

Redistricting and Voting Rights in Ohio

Thursday, August 25

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Siegal Facility Beachwood,
26500 Shaker Blvd., Beachwood, OH


Moderator:  Thomas Suddes, Editorial Writer, cleveland.com


Representative Kathleen Clyde (D), Ohio House District 75

Dr. John C. Green, Director, Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics

Senator Frank LaRose (R), Senate District 27

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Video of the Internet Bandwidth Forum 

Thank you to Lev Gonick, Deb Socia, Angela Siefer, Morris Wheeler, Patrick Holland and Craig Stout for educating us on the benefits of fiber optic broadband for Shaker Heights. If you weren’t able to attend the forum, here it is Click here to watch the video.


Video of The Van Aken Project in Shaker Heights

Thank you to Steve Litt, Mayor Earl Leiken, Luke Palmisano and Roby Simons for participating in a discussion of the Van Aken Development District. The city hopes the new district will add to the overall vibrancy of Shaker Heights – and to it’s tax base. If you missed it you can learn about the project and its proposed impact on the community. Click here to watch the video of the forum


Zephyr Teachout  spoke on “Corruption in the 2016 Election,” at Cleveland Marshall College of Law.  For video Click Here 


For those who couldn’t make it, here is the speech Mayor Earl Leiken gave to the Shaker Chapter of the League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland. Click here



Election 2016 Voter Guides

Learn about the candidates and issues on YOUR BALLOT. The League of Women Voters has the information you need. We will be questioning the candidates in contested races and in some uncontested races. Visit Vote411.org.


Judicial Races:

Judge4Yourself.com and JudicialVotesCount.org. You’ll learn how the candidates are rated, how voting for judges works in Ohio, and much more.