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The League Comments on the proposed 2019 budget for Westchester County

On Novembers 16th County Budget Director Larry Soule presented the proposed 2019 county budget in a League meeting that was open to the public.

After the meeting League members convened to determine the League's commentary on the budget. The League statement will be presented at an open session of the Westchester Board of Legislators on December 5th.

You can read the statement here

LWVW ANNUAL HOLIDAY LUNCHEON

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2018

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER: WESTCHESTER COUNTY D.A. ANTHONY A. SCARPINO will present a timely overview of trends in crime, including the opioid crisis, in the County.

Congregational Church of Scarsdale 1 Heathcote Rd Scarsdale, NY Lunch commences at 12:15pm and speaker will begin at 1pm..

Open to the public with a fee of $35. To register send a check made payable to League of Women Voters of Westchester to LWVW, 570 Taxter Rd Ste.565, Elmsford, NY. To pay online via PayPal or credit card

Tickets

LWVW IS GOING BACK TO SCHOOL TO TEACH CIVICS

Contact leaguevote411@gmail.com for more information.

2018 Directory of Officials are available now

Copies of the new 2018 League of Women Voters of Westchester Directory of Officials are available to order. This popular guide contains:

- Names, addresses and phone numbers of elected officials and appointed officials

- Westchester officials at all levels of government
- Web sites, e-mail addresses, maps and other useful information

For Payment
By check, send a check for $8.00 each payable to:
LWVW Educational Foundation
570 Taxter Road, Suite 565, Elmsford, NY 10523
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Directory of Officials

HOW SECURE IS YOUR VOTE??

A panel of experts discussed the immediate threat to our democracy posed by our vulnerable election systems and what can be done in New York State to address the problem.

Should we hand count ballots?

You can view this May 22, 2018 presentation sponsored by LWV of Rivertowns, LWV of Westchester and the Citizens for Voting Integrity New York here