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Read the League of Women Voters of Delaware's Spring newsletter, the VOTER 2020 with a roundup of LWV activities, cancelations, postponements, and much more.


From the National League of Women Voters: Convention Announcement 

Gov Carney

Delaware needs healthy communities before we can have a healthy economy again. At the same time, Governor Carney believes it is important to look forward.


In these tough times, the League of Women Voters of Delaware is still hard at work, and there are steps that all concerned citizens can take right now, as well. Read on for election information, actions you can take to contact your legislators for support, and upcoming Zoom sessions.

Census update

Responses to the 2020 Census are critically important. The U.S Census Bureau is tracking self-response rates nationwide to help ensure a complete and accurate count. It can help LWV members know where they can get the word out where needed. Delaware's response rate, as of April 15, is a bit below the national average. Click READ MORE (on the right) to get the link and directions.

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The League of Women Voters of the United States issued a statement in reference to the murder of George Floyd. Please click on "Read more" to access it.

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The Delaware Department of Elections will mail absentee ballot applications to all registered Democrats and Republicans in the State of Delaware, providing all eligible registered Delaware voters the opportunity to vote by absentee ballot in the presidential primary election.

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Press Mention

A letter to the editor on the need for improved buffer zone ordinances for wetlands and waterways was submitted by Gwendolyn Miller, president of the League of Women Voters of Sussex County. It appeared in the Cape Gazette on 4/24/20. Please "Read more" to read the letter.

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The latest modifications of Gov. Carney's State of Emergency declaration change the dates of the DE Presidential Primary and School Board elections. It also broadens the absentee ballot application to allow social distancing as a valid reason.

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Read the League of Women Voters of Delaware's January, 2020 newsletter, the VOTER 2020 with a roundup of LWV activities and plans for 2020 Census.