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Williamsburg Annual Meeting

4 PM: Meet Our Commonwealth AttorneyAfterwards, stay for some annual local League business.Click here for the link to register.  The annual meeting allows members to collectively consider and adopt an annual budget and to elect local organization officers and directors. Members may also give direction to the Board. You will need to register in advance for…

Virginia Governor Candidates: three photos of Glenn Youngkin (R), Terry McAuliffe (D), and Princess Blanding (I)

Virginia’s 2021 Governor Race

UPDATE June 25: Check out information about the Republican convention, Democratic primary, and independent governor candidate Princess Blanding at the Virginia Public Access Project. Virginia will be electing a new governor this fall (our governors aren’t allowed to run for re-election right after their term) and here’s what’s happening so far: Republicans will be holding…

Making Your Vote Count in 2021

Watch the recording: Dianna Moorman, Director of Elections and General Registrar for James City County, will cover absentee voting, registration requirements and an update on the redistricting process. Pam Berg, LWV-Virginia Voter Access Committee Chair, will give an overview of election-related legislation taken up by the recent General Assembly. LWV President, Sudie Watkins, says, “It…

Advocacy Challenge 2021!

The new Advocacy Challenge is out, and your Local League could win! The challenge starts now. This friendly competition measures advocacy, proportionate to the size of your Local League. Winners will be notified at Convention in 2021. The Virginia General Assembly is already filing bills for the Jan 13, 2021 General Session. Here is how you can…

Learn about the upcoming General Assembly session

LWV-VA Women’s Legislative Pre-Session Wednesday, December 2Virtual & FREE in 2020 Every year in December, the League of Women Voters of Virginia sponsors a Pre-Session Women’s Legislative Roundtable before the next Virginia General Assembly Session. Directors and policy and advocacy experts from many nonprofit organizations speak about their priority issues and legislation, and give their predictions…

The Untold Story of Women of Color in the League of Women Voters

Join us online!Thursday, October 15 4:30pm Carolyn Jefferson-Jenkinsthe 15th President of LWV-US from 1998 to 2002 Please register in advance for this meeting:https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMtd-6gqTsvHtUHk3v4b4TorOaojEpF8_3U After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. She will speak to us live from her home to your homes via Zoom.Her latest book is The…

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