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First Wellesley Meet Up

First Wellesley Meet-Up a Success!

On October 12, 2017, the LWV Wellesley hosted its first ever "Wellesley Meet-Up: Informal discussions with your elected town officials." Residents were invited to attend this "speed dating"-style event, which was attended by members of every elected town board and committee.

MTCN 2018

Standing Room Only at Meet the Candidates Night

Meet the Candidates Night, held on March 1, 2018, was a chance for voters to meet the candidates for town-wide office, hear their positions on issues of importance to the town, and pose questions directly to them. 19 of the 21 candidates running for 11 Town-wide offices participated.

LWVW at Naturalization Ceremony in Lowell, MA

Wellesley League Registers New Citizens!

On June 6, 2018, LWVW members Ellen Hallett, Erry Johnson and Tanya Roy joined other LWVMA members at the Naturalization Ceremony in Lowell to help welcome 995 new American citizens from 95 countries, greeting them with flags and voter registration applications. 

Brown Bag lunch with Alice Peisch

Brown Bag Lunch with State Representative Alice Peisch

LWV Wellesley members meet with State Representative Alice Peisch on March 9, 2018 at the home of Lise Olney to hear about the current legislative session and ask Rep. Peisch questions about issues which are important to Wellesley residents. Photo by LWVW member Tanya Roy.

LWVW 80th Birthday

LWVW 80th Birthday Celebration

The League of Women Voters Wellesley celebrated its 80th birthday at Candidates' Night. 2017-18 Board members (L to R): Ann-Mara Lanza, Jenny Zannetos, Joellen Toussaint, Anne Rippy Turtle, Erry Johnson, Ann Rappaport, Irene Flint, Ellen Hallett

LWVW marches in the Wellesley Parade

LWVW Marches in the Annual Wellesley Parade

Erica Johnston, Anne Rippy Turtle and Jenny Zannetos carry the LWV Wellesley banner at the annual Wellesley Parade in June, 2018.

Wellesley

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

VR Day at Hills Branch
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On National Voter Registration Day, September 25 (and beyond), the Voter Services Team of the LWV Wellesley organized and staffed the following events:

Yes on 3
Event Date: 
Oct 14 2018 - 6:30pm
Event location: 

Temple Beth Elohim

This forum is intended to educate the community on transgender rights in MA and the challenge to those rights posed by Question 3 on the statewide ballo

Scales of Justice
Event Date: 
Oct 16 2018 - 6:30pm
Event location: 

Wakelin Room, Wellesley Free Library

The Wellesley LWV Opening Meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 from 6:30-9 pm at the Wellesley Free Library (Wakelin Room).

Decision 2018
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The League of Women Voters of Wellesley co-sponsored two Democratic candidate forums to help Wellesley voters make informed decisions as they cast their votes in the primary election on

Voting Buttons
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The LWV of Wellesley Voter Service team is putting together a six-month working group, in collaboration with KC Kato, Wellesley Town Clerk, to identify factors contributing to poor voter turnout and to strategize actionable approaches to improve v

Wellesley Town Seal
Event Date: 
Nov 28 2018 - 7:30pm
Event location: 

Warren Building Room 008

Are you considering becoming a candidate for Town office? Now's the time to get organized for the March 5, 2019 Town Election!

LWVW at Naturalization Ceremony in Lowell, MA
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On June 6th, LWVW members Ellen Hallett, Erry Johnson and Tanya Roy joined other LWVMA members at the Naturalization Ceremony in Lowell to help welcome 995 new American citizens from 95 countries, greeting them with flags and voter registration ap

LWVW marches in the Wellesley Parade
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Erica Johnston, Anne Rippy Turtle and Jenny Zannetos carry the LWV Wellesley banner at the annual Wellesley Parade in June, 2018. Here's a historical image of the Wellesley League from the 1940s!

Brown Bag lunch with Alice Peisch
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LWV Wellesley members meet with State Representative Alice Peisch on March 9, 2018 at the home of Lise Olney for as part of the LWVW's "Brown Bag Lunch" series to hear about the current legislative session and ask Rep.

Voting Buttons
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The LWV of Wellesley’s second annual HOW TO RUN FOR PUBLIC OFFICE event on December 6th was very well received by attendees.

Scales of Justice
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Mira Bernstein’s talk on at the September 28, 2017 Opening Meeting of the LWV of Wellesley is now available on video!  Many thanks go to James Joyce of Wellesley Public Media who filmed the presentation