Sussex County, Delaware

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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.

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.    

                          

League of Women Voters of Delaware

Action Alerts

The LWV is asking members to contact their state legislators about the National Popular Vote. Please read more for additional details.

National Popular Vote panel discussion
News

Members from the LWVSC attended a panel discussion on the Nations Popular Vote in Wilmington on 1/7/19.

January 23, 2019 Smart Justice Lobby Day
Event Date: 
Jan 23 2019 - 11:30am
Event location: 

Legislative Hall

Attend Smart Justice Lobby Day to encourage legislators to work on reforms to reduce our prison populations and address racial disparities.

League of Women Voters of Sussex County
News

League of Women Voters of Sussex County writes letter to the editor to urge qualified candidates to run for school board.

IRSD Referendum
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The IRSD will hold public forums to answer questions about the 2/5 referendum to increase school taxes. Please read more for forum information and voting locations.

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.

Stacey Burton of Turning Point Suffragist Memorial
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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.

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