Virginia Voter, August 2022
President’s Message: Don’t Say Chapter
From the Advocacy Chair: Ain’t I a Woman?
From the Membership Chair: Scaling Up to Power the Vote
Local Leagues Highlight: New citizens being registered through a cooperative effort by Northern Virginia Leagues
Women’s History: Women’s Equality Day
Partner Highlight: Creating Civic Engagement on College Campuses
Events: Challenge Racism: A Series of DEI Events
Virginia Voter, May 2022
President’s Message: Are You on the Menu?
Abortion Rights Under Threat Nationwide
Explore Jewish Heritage Month at the Virginia Holocaust Museum
Why Holding Local Elections in November Matter?
LWV-VA Council! Join Us Without Leaving Home
Virginia Voter, October 2021
President’s Message: Democracy in Action
8.1% Are Poised to Take Action. Are You?
Gerrymanders in Virgnia
Vote411 face masks
An Informed Voter is a Powerful Voter
The Governor’s Challenge for High School Registration is Off and Running!
The Virginia Voter, September 2021
President’s Message: The Time is Now!
Reserve Your Spot Today for LWV-VA’s Justice Weekend
Broader Efforts This Year on National Voter Registration Day, September 28
Creating a Better Future for All Virginians
Coping With A Crisis: Behavioral Health in Virginia
The Virginia Voter, July 2021
President’s Message: Freedom to Vote
New LWV-VA Commitment to Support Strengthened Money in Politics Regulations
Virginia Redistricting Commission: Progress Report
Freedom to Vote for a Representative and Senators
National Council Recap
New Laws Take Effect July 1
While this program is focused on High School students, the LWV-VA is providing a list of specific links for Virginia High Schools, Community Colleges, Colleges, Homeschoolers, and even those not in any school.
Learn more about the Governor’s Challenge and what awards your school can earn at https://lwv-va.org/virginiahsvr/
You will also find the links to use to register there so that your school will be recognized.
If you are 17 years of age and will turn 18 by the next general election, you can register to vote now IF you
- are a United States citizen.
- are a resident of Virginia.
- have had voting rights restored if you have ever been convicted of a felony.
- have had capacity restored if have ever been declared mentally incapacitated in a Circuit Court.
Seventeen-year-olds who are registered to vote can also vote in primary AND special elections in Virginia! (You must turn 18 by the date of a special election in order to vote in that election.)