Making Democracy Work

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The Virginia Voter Newsletters

For years The Virginia Voter has been our primary means of communicating with our membership about the latest happenings, upcoming events, calls to action and other pertinent information of interest. As of July 1, 2016 we will only issue Voter in those instances where large amounts of information require a more formal method of communication.

LWV-VA LEGISLATIVE DIRECTORY FOR 2016

This directory is prepared annually by the League as a useful tool for contacting members of the General Assembly. View Here.

LWV-VA LEGISLATIVE GLOSSARY OF GENERAL ASSEMBLY LINGO

This brochure defines all the terms need to understand who the players are and what is going on in the General Assembly. Read Here.

2015 League of Women Voters of Virginia Positioned for Action

  • Full page abridged version (8 1/2" x 11") here
  • Four-fold abridged version (8 1/2" x 14" here
  • Full version with history here

LWV-VA WOMEN'S LEGISLATIVE ROUNDTABLE (WLRT)

This brochure provides an overview of the WLRT, what they do, why they do it, and how they do it, its history and rules. The Roundtable convenes Wednesdays when the General Assembly is in session afrom 8:30 + 9:30 a.m. Read Here.

LWV-VA CONSENSUS: WHAT IT IS AND HOW IT IS DETERMINED

This document covers the entire consensus process from "how it is developed" through "it is time for action." Read Here.

VIRGINIA RESULTS OF THE LWVUS SERVICE STUDY FOR THE 2016 GENERAL ELECTION

Last summer the League of Women Voters of the U.S. asked Leagues around the country to collect data on the efforts they made to carry out the League's mission through the November 2016 Election. All thirteen of the Leagues in Virginia participated in this effort to varying degrees. Total voters registered to vote reached 2,100 due to the 2,300 volunteer hours put in at 155 events. All the usual methods and materials were utilized in the effort. Read Here.

WORKING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY + THE LEAGUE IN ACTION

This publication reviews the process used by Leaguers to approach members of the 2017 General Assembly in an effort to make our positions clear on various bills up for consideration. Read Here.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS OF NOTE

The American Voting Experience: Report and Recommendations of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration; January 2014 Click Here.

LWVUS Impact on Issues: The 2012-2014 edition of the guide to the League's public policy postions Read Here. [Link http://lwv.org/content/impact-issues-online-edition]

LWVNCA Positions: Position of the LWV of the National Capital Area can be found on their website. Read Here.

2013 HAV (Healthcare for All Virginians) Factsheet: Virginia Should Expand Medicaid! It Pays f or Itself and Supports 30,000 Jobs! Read Here.

The Economic Impact of the Medicaid Expansion on Virginia's Economy: Chmura Economics & Analytics, 12/7/2012. Read Here.