Non Partisan | Empowering Voters | Defending Democracy

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"Whether you identify politically as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, Libertarian, conservative, liberal, moderate, progressive, or another political perspective, you have a place in this democracy and a place within the League, as long as you are committed to our belief in an inclusive democracy.  While we may disagree on how we accomplish it, if you value democracy, then you must also value human rights, social justice, and equity." 

League of Women Voters US

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Morris County Commissioners Debate Oct 2021

The League Supports Civic Engagement and Civic Education

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"Keeping a government by the people and for the people requires effort from all of us, not just elected officials. We have the responsibility and the right to participate in our own governance year-round."  League of Women Voters US

 

Civic education for our country's future leaders

LWV of Montgomery County's (IN) letter to the editor reminds us of the importance of being civically engaged.  

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Useful Resources

How to Choose a Candidate for Election

Tips from the Newton LWV on how to choose the right candidate for an election.

 

The League of Women Voters and Candidate Debates

Article on history of the LWV and debates.

How to have a productive debate

Article discussing different types of debates.

Vote411

Answers all voter questions.

Debate Guidelines

Guidelines published by the State League on rules for the Council & BoE debates.

League of Women Voters New Jersey

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Mountain Lakes Borough Council Agenda

Agenda for Borough Council Meetings can be found on the Borough website.

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SPOTLIGHT

 

Misinformation on social media regarding LWVUS position on the rights of transgender student athletes