The League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area, a nonpartisan organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Before each election, the League registers voters and provides election information so that voters know when and where to vote. The League also provides nonpartisan information about the candidates and ballot measures in its printed Voters Guide and online at Vote411.org, so voters go to the polls informed. The League hosts forums with candidates for public office. Additionally, the League organizes forums on local issues.