Making Democracy Work

Democracy is not a spectator sport

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

SPECIAL ELECTIONS TO BE HELD ON APRIL 24, 2018

There will be a special election for the 37th District of the New York State Senate and the 11th District of the Westchester Board of Legislators on April 24, 2018. To find voter registration and absentee ballot deadlines click here

To find your polling place click here

YOU CAN BE A DEBATE MODERATOR

League-trained moderators:
- assure fairness in debates
- are cool under pressure
- are treated with respect
- facilitate audience participation
The League:
- is training new moderators in April
- coordinates moderator assignments thruout Westchester
- provides a supportive network of dedicated volunteers
To learn more, contact Paul Schwarz at pkschwarz1@gmail.com

The Good Cents of Medicare-for-All: The New York Health Act

LWVW presented a forum at the White Plains library on March 1, 2018. discussing and advocating for the New York Health Act. Now is the time for health care for all.

View a video of the forum here

LWVW Health Care Committee chair Madeline Zevon was interviewed on the proposed legislation on February 16, 2018 with John Bailey on his public access cable show "People to Be Heard". See her interview here

The League Welcomes New Citizens

Every month the League participates at Naturalization Ceremonies in White Plains.

The Scarsdale League tells their experience here.

OUR CONGRATULATIONS

--LWV RYE, RYE BROOK, PORTCHESTER has released its new website. Check it out