Making Democracy Work

Making Democracy Work in Virginia

The League of Women Voters of Virginia, a nonpartisan political organization of men and women, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

STAY INFORMED - there's an election coming near you soon.

YOUR INPUT ON PHOTO ID EXPERIENCES IS NEEDED

Virginia has just had its first election where voters were required to provide a photo ID in order to vote. Please tell us of the experiences of voters in your area that you either know about personally or have heard or read about. Did you hear of people who were discouraged and didn't go to vote for lacking a photo ID?. Do you know of anyone who was personally affected? Read More.

WLRT PRE-SESSION SCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER 3 IN RICHMOND

In preparation for the upcoming General Assembly session in January, the LWV-VA will host its xx annual Pre-Session gathering to hear what legislation will be considered during the session. The day begins with the Women's Legislative Roundtable Pre-Session (free) in the House Room 3, followed by a luncheon meeting $40) and panel discussion in Senate Room 3. Speakers from awidely diverse sectors are being invited. Speakers include non-profit advocates and members of the Governor's cabinet. To read more about this event, Click Here. To register for the luncheon, Click Here.

REDISTRICTING PANELISTS CONSIDER GERRYMANDERING AT LOUDOUN LWV FORUM

Greg Lucyk, President of OneVirginia202,says that gerrymandering is "corruption." "It is the deliberate manipulation of boundaries to disadvantage another group. This is no different from using funds illegally." Read More




Your Vote Counts. "Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting." Franklin D. Roosevelt