Frederick County

Frederick County

Thank you for visiting the League of Women Voters of Frederick County!

We are a nonpartisan group of Frederick County residents who encourage informed and active participation in government. We strive to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and we influence public policy through education and advocacy.

The League of Women Voters does not support or oppose any candidate running for office at any level of government.  We do not support any political party. We want everyone to vote to ensure our elected leaders represent all members in our community.

Learn more about us by clicking on the menu items to the left. In particular, find out about all upcoming events on our Calendar page.

 

Get Out of Jail Free
Event Date: 
Mar 21 2019 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

Community Room, C. Burr Artz Library

Small groups of LWV members study and research an issue, then produce a Fact Sheet summarizing the information. The Bail & Corrections study comes to us from the Maryland State League.

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Action Alerts

The League of Women Voters of Maryland (LWVMD) has supported a foundation program based on a weighted per pupil formula supported from general state revenues at a level high enough to eliminate inequities since 1972. 

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News

This is a draft copy of the Workbook for our Annual Meeting, to be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019.

It will be expanded and updated as we get the last bits of information.

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Press Release

Fairly drawn election districts are an essential step in Making Democracy Work

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Action Alerts

After a year-long study and concurrence among the local leagues, the LWVMD board was able to adopt the following position regarding Death With Dignity on Monday, 3/4/2019:

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Event Date: 
May 4 2019 - 10:00am
Event location: 

Maggiano's Little Italy

A delicious brunch, an inspirational speaker, a business meeting, presentation of the 2019 Naumann Award.