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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. This legislation is coming before the Delaware Legislature this session.  For information on the NPV, click here.

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.

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

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.    

                          

map of Sussex County, DE
News

The LWVSC needs your help to support a proposed county ordinance revision on Cluster Subdivision/Superior Design that would ensure the creation of better community designs to preserve natural open-space features of rural Sussex County.

Logo of the League of Women Voters

Action Alerts

The League of Women Voters is urging members to contact their Representative today and tell them how important HR1 with its package of reforms is to the future of our democracy. Please 'Read more' for details on the bill and how you can easily contact your Representative.

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Event Date: 
Apr 1 2019 - 2:00pm
Event location: 

Lewes Public Library

The League of Women Voters of Sussex County will be sponsoring a presentation regarding proposed action in the Delaware legislature regarding the provision of medical aid in dying. 

League of Women Voters of Delaware

Action Alerts

3/14/19 UPDATE: The Delaware Legislature passed the National Popular Vote Compact!

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

Candidates forum
Press Release

The LWVSC will be sponsoring a candidates forum on April 10th for the candidates for the Indian River School Board from Districts 4 and 5.

logo for Plastic Free Delaware
News

Please consider contacting your representatives to express your concern about plastic waste and your support for legislation that will ban single use plastic bags at large retailers. 'Read more' for information on how you can help.

League of Women Voters of Delaware

Action Alerts

The LWVDE urges members to contact their representative and ask her/him to vote in opposition to Amendment HA1 and to support HB46 without that amendment which may interfere with due process for manufactured home owners on leased land.

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Press Release

3/11/19 Press Release from LWVSCDE for End-of-Life Options Program to be presented on 4/1/19 at Lewes Library.

Candidates forum
Event Date: 
Apr 10 2019 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

Frankford Public Library

The League of Women Voters of Sussex County is sponsoring a Indian River School Board candidates forum on April 10th at Frankford Public Library from 6-8pm.  

Candidates forum
Event Date: 
Apr 23 2019 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

Lewes Public Library

The League of Women Voters of Sussex County is sponsoring a Cape Henlopen school board candidates forum on April 23rd at Lewes Public Library from 6-8pm.

School Board Elections are coming, get out and vote 5/14
Blog Post

School board elections are coming. Starting on March 20th, use VOTE411.org to learn about candidates and then vote 5/14/19.

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.