Sussex County, Delaware

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Gwen Miller, new president of the LWVSCDE

new LWVSC president

Gwendolyn Miller, newly elected president of the League of Women Voters of Sussex County, helped man a voter registration table for the League at the Juneteenth Celebration in Georgetown on June 15th.

Carol Jones & Sue Claire Harper

LWVDE Co-Presidents

On June 1, 2019, two Sussex League members, Carol Jones and Sue Claire Harper, were elected co-Presidents of the League of Women Voters of Delaware.

National Popular Vote legislation signed by Gov. Carney

National Popular Vote bill signed by Gov. Carney

League members joined legislators and supporters as Governor Carney signed the National Popular Vote bill on League Day in Dover, 3/28/19.  The League held forums to educate the public about the bill prior to its passing the legislature.

photo of attendees at National Popular Vote panel discussion

LWVSC holds National Popular Vote panel discussion

The League of Women Voters along with the ACLU and Common Cause of Delaware held a panel discussion on the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact at Sussex County Council Chambers on 3/3/19. UPDATE:  The Delaware Legislature passed the NPV bill on 3/14/19. 

The League participated in the 1/19/19 MLK parade

Martin Luther King Parade 2019

The League of Women Voters of Sussex County was proud to participate in the annual parade celebrating the life of Martin Luthur King, Jr. on 1/19/19 in Lewes.

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
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

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.    

                          

LWVSC The Voter
News

The League of Women Voters of Sussex County has issued the latest issue of it's semi-annual newsletter, The Voter.

We're the WE in "We the People"
Blog Post

The League of Women Voters of Delaware proudly presents a series of civics videos now posted on YouTube, entitled, We’re the WE in "We the People"

map of Sussex County, DE
News

The LWVSC has been a supporter of affordable housing for workers in Sussex County. The Cape Gazette published an article on the results of a study conducted by consultants. 'Read more' for a link to that article.

logo for the Clubhouse at Baywood
Event Date: 
Jul 26 2019 - 12:00pm
Event location: 

The Clubhouse at Baywood

The July Fun Lunch will be held at the Clubhouse in Baywood on 7/26 at noon. Read more for the menu and registration links.

Your vote counts button
News

Eligible voters are urged to vote in the Rehoboth Beach municipal elections on August 10th. 'Read more' for info on the election and the candidates.

Student membership deal, join for $5
News

The League of Women Voters of Sussex County has a 2019 membership deal for students. Join now for only $5.