The VIRGINIA VOTER is back. It will be produced 4 times per year and will run about 16 pages in length. The VOTER EXPRESS will continue to be published but only for the 8 months that the VIRGINIA VOTER is not published and length will vary depending on what important things are happening. You will find the most recent issues here. League members will receive an email announcement that includes the newsletter announcements as well as other important League information.

LWV-VA Voter Express August 2018

August 2018 LWV-VA
Voter Express
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The Virginia Voter Express – August 2018

We say goodbye to our Treasurer, Pat Hurst and welcome two new members of the board, Deb Wake as  Action /Advocacy Director and Andrianne Konstas/Salvettas as Membership Director.

Excitement is in the air and in this document as the Fall Workshops begin to unfold. More information will be coming to you via email and on a special page on our website ( Great things are happening and you will want to be a part of them early on so plan on attending workshops on September 8th in Colonial Williamsburg.

Action/Advocacy Director Deb Wake gives us a nice overview of where we will be heading with Action/Advocacy this year. 1st VP, Linda Garvelink announces the LWV-2018 Advocacy Challenge Award Winners.

July 2018 LWV-VA
The Virginia Voter
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The Virginia Voter – July 2018

This is a special LWVUS 2018 Convention Issue and covers a lot of important information from Convention. There are videos to watch, reports from our Virginia Delegates, and helpful information to get you ready for the 2018-2019 version of the League!

You’ll also find a comprehensive report of events from LWV-VA Council including information on changes to two Positions.

We introduce our new Action Coordinator, Deb Wake, and there are some great articles on  perspectives on recent Supreme Court rulings on Redistricting and a different perspective on Virginia Elections.

June 2018 LWV-VA
Voter Express
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The Voter Express – June 2018

In this issue: (I give up apologizing for the length…it’s gonna be as long as it needs to be to cover important information. Carol.L)

  • From the President
  • LWVNCA Liaison Report
  • Medicaid Expansion Update
  • Redistricting Update
  • 2018 LWV-VA Council
  • 2018 LWVUS Convention
  • In Lieu of Any Official Legislative Report
  • Metro Recap
  • Upcoming Events
  • Important Reminders


May 2018 LWV-VA
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The Voter Express – May 2018

Looks like we are going to continue the “a bit longer than usual” scenario for a while. Sorry, but we can not help that there are so many exciting things happening and so many great opportunities for empowering ourselves and citizens.

  • LWV-VA 2018 Council is almost here! Information about Council and Registration are here with links to detailed documents for Delegates to cast a vote.
  • From the President, letter from Sue Lewis
  • Important Information From LWVUS: Constitutional Convention Webinar
  • And For Every Other Day: VISIBILITY
    • General Information
    • Using Images (some tips to make your images special)
    • Now about that text stuff (some tricks and tips on making your text as reader-friendly as possible and helping to make good use of social media)
  • Note to Local League Leadership on what is needed to update the State Directory
  • Stay Informed on Major Issues (Facebook Groups for League Members)
  • Other Important Facebook Group Resources
  • Important Dates (& some not so important ones)
April 2018 LWV-VA Voter Express

April 2018 LWV-VA Voter Express

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The Voter Express – April 2018

This issue is a bit larger than usual (8pp) because there was so much important information about the recent Legislative Session and underway.

  • From WV-VA President, Sue Lewis
  • General Assembly Wrap-Up for 2018 Valarie Fillgrove, Legislative Coordinator
  • 2018 Virginia General Assembly Session Highlights, Carol Noggle
  • Redistricting Update
  • Gun Safety Update, Ruth Hoffman
  • Notes on P&E Subcommittee Meetings, Mary Crutchfield
  • Status of our Studies, Anne Smith, Program Director
  • School Choice Task Force Update; Did 2018 Legislation Send Public Funds to K-12 Private Schools?, School Choice Task Force
  • The League at the United Nations, Jill Follows, UN Observer LWVUS
March 2018 LWV-VA Voter Express

March 2018 LWV-VA Voter Express

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 The Voter Express – March 2018

  • From the President
  • Women’s History Month
  • U.N Observer Corp Update
  • A Waiting Game, VA Metro
  • LWVNCA Metro-Funding
  • Restoration of Civil Rights for Persons with Felony Convictions
  • Happy Birthday LWV: Surprise!
  • Member Raises $876.00 for LWV-VA


(A bit longer than usual at 3 pages, but a lot of important information. Some of the articles are truncated with links going to the full article as published on our blog.)

February 2018 The Virginia Voter

February 2018 The Virginia Voter

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 The Virginia Voter – February 2018

  • From the President
  • LWV-VA’s Official Membership Count
  • Advocacy Vs Lobbying. What is the Difference
  • Study and Taskforce Updates
    • Behavioral Health Study
    • Women’s Rights Task Force
    • School Choice Task Force
  • Metro Task Force Update (NCA)
  • Membership &Leadership Development Tools
  • Report from LWV South Hampton Roads
  • LWV Fairfax Book Review: A Nation of Nations
  • Redistricting Rally
  • 2018 Legislative Priorities
  • Meghan Dorsett, Defender of Democracy

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The Voter Express – January 2018

Special Program Planning Issue.

  • Program Planning: Message from LWVUS President, Chris Carson
  • Program Planning: The basics of Program Planning adapted from Sherry Zachry’s article in the LWV Fairfax newsletter. Used with permission.
  • Letter from the President


For earlier editions of The Virginia Voter and The Voter Express see our The Virginia Voter/VoterExpress Archives Page
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