Sussex County, Delaware

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LWV 2018 statewide holiday luncheon

LWV 2018 Holiday Lunceon

Members of the League of Women Voters of Sussex County enjoy attending annual LWV annual Holiday Luncheon in Dover.  Members socialized with fellow members from Kent and New Castle county leagues and learned more about league endeavors.  

Martha Redmond with speaker Stacey Burton at semi-annual meeting

League Semi-Annual Meeting

LWVSC President Martha Redmond with speaker Stacey Burton of the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association.  Ms. Burton was the guest speaker at the semi-annual meeting.  

League members staff information table at Independence Expo

League members provide information about the LWVSC at Independent Community event

League members Janet Ambrose, Andrea Edelman and Gwen Miller staffed the League table, providing information to attendees at the Independence Expo. on November 7th.  Janet Ambrose and Andrea Edelman pictured.  The LWVSC is pleased to provide speakers and/or an information table at community events to help educate the public about the mission of the League.

LWVSC volunteers canvas Georgetown neighborhood

LWVSC volunteers canvas Georgetown neighborhood to register voters...

Voter Services committee members help the community with voter registration and provide information on absentee voting, etc.  Events like this are held frequently prior to elections to provide nonpartisan information to encourage active participantion in our democracy.

Voter Services committee
LWVSC Voter Registration Event

Voter registration event

League of Women Voters of Sussex County holds many voter registration events prior to elections.  

Voter services committee
Land Use Forum Speakers David Edgell, Rob Pierce, and Ann Marie Townshend with LWVSC Vice President Janet Ambrose

4/11/18 Land Use Forum speakers with LWVSC Vice President Janet Ambrose

The Land Use Committee of the League of Women Voters has presented a series of public forums to educate and involve the public in the drafting of state mandated Sussex County 2018 Comprehensive Plan.    Photo by Ross Kruglak

Land Use Committee
photo of audience for Clean Drinking Water forum

Clean Drinking Water forum

The Environment and Natural Resources Committee of the League of Women Voters of Sussex County held two forums and an Expo on the issue of clean drinking water in Sussex County, Delaware.  See their website page for links to local environmental groups, issues, and events.  

Environment & Natural Resources Committee
photo of LVWSC members at Fun Lunch

LWVSC members attending monthly Fun Lunch

The LWVSC holds a monthly Fun Lunch, rotating through area restaurants.  It provides an opportunity to meet other members, find out what your league is accomplishing and how you can get involved.  Remember...the league is not just for women.  Join us!

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Sussex County, Delaware

The League of Women Voters of Sussex County, DE (LWVSCDE) is a nonpartisan educational organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy. The League of Women Voters of Sussex County, DE is NOT for women only.    

                          

19th amendment stamp
Event Date: 
Jan 20 2019 - 1:00am
Event location: 

home of Connie Jones

The first meeting of the committee to plan a celebration of the 19th amendment will be held at the home of Connie Jones on January 20th at 1pm.

Sussex County Administration Building
News

This article, appearing in the 12/10/18 edition of the Cape Gazette, reports on the passage of the new Comprehensive Plan adopted by the Sussex County Council. The LWVSC held many forums to inform the public of the issues that were considered in the development of this plan.

Sussex County Administration Building
News

An article published in the Cape Gazette explains how Sussex County Council voted to change how density is calculated for new subdivisions, to exclude unbuildable wetlands.

National Popular Vote panel discussion
Event Date: 
Jan 7 2019 - 11:30am
Event location: 

Ed Oliver Golf Club

The LWVDE will hold a panel discussion and organizing meeting on the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact. If you believe in one person - one vote, consider attending. 'Read more' for details and registration.

LWVDE Delaware Voter
News

The LWVDE Fall 2018 Delaware Voter is available. Please 'Read more' to find a link to the edition.

Stacey Burton of Turning Point Suffragist Memorial
News

The LWVSC held their semi-annual meeting on November 16th with guest speaker, Stacey Burton, making a presentation on the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association.

2018 Latino Summit
News

The LWVSC participated in the fourth annual Delaware Latino Summit held in Wilmington on October 30th.

LWVSC logo with website in red
News

The League of Women Voters of Sussex County has issued the November issue of its newsletter. The newsletter, called The Voter, includes reports from all officers and committee updates. Please "Read more" to find the link to The Voter.

Logo of the League of Women Voters
News

Chris Carson, LWV president, emailed members regarding historic firsts and voting rights gains. Click on 'Read more' to see the complete letter.

VOTE411.org Election information you need
Press Mention

News Interview
October 23, 2018
by Taylor Lumpkin

click on link for access to the video

Delaware State Bews
News

Andrew West, editor of the Delaware State News met with members of the League of Women Voters of Sussex County reports on the group's efforts to educate and engage voters.

LWVSC flyer with $5 student membership deal
News

The League of Women Voters of Sussex County has a 2018 membership deal for students. Join now for only $5.