Sussex County, Delaware

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Photo of some members of the 19th Amendment celebrartion planning committee

19th Amendment Celebration Planning Committee members

The 19th Amendment Celebration Planning Committee members are hard at work organizing events to mark the 100th anniversary of the passing of the amendment that gave women the right to vote.

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.

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. 

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
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.    

                          

flyer for the 9/25 forum
News

The LWVSC and AAUW are cosponsoring a forum on the funding of public education in Delaware on 9/25/19 at 7pm in the County Council Chambers in Georgetown. A panel of experts will address issues on this topic.

Take action against gun violence
News

The League of Women Voters of the U.S. has issued an action alert against gun violence. Read more to see what you can do.

Social Committee members work on Educational Funding Forum
Press Mention

Caption: League of Women Voters and AAUW members (l to r) Jane Lord, Carole Somers, Judy Mellen, Penny Deiner, Janet Ambrose, Lynn Brown, Marge LaFond, and Kate Cauley meet at The Moorings to organize a public forum on school funding in Delaware.

LWVSC volunteers will register voters at DTCC on 9/24
Press Mention

Caption: League of Women Voters of Sussex County volunteers (l to r) Connie Jones, Gwendolyn Miller, Martha Redmond, Maria Webb, and Penny Deiner, will register voters at Del Tech on September 24, National Voter Registration Day.

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"

End Gerrymandering now
Press Mention

The LWV launched a multi-million dollar and multi-year effort to end gerrymandering. Read more for the link to the ABC News story.

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.