Educating Voters

Educating Voters

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For the first time since 2009, the June Carmichael Award for outstanding service to the League was presented, to Karen Bufka from the Northeast Kingdom group.

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Civic Awareness Series with Cantigny

Cantigny LWV Wheaton Civics Awareness Series

The League of Women Voters of Wheaton and Cantigny Park presented a three part Civics Awareness program in the Fall of 2017. They were held at the Cantigny Park Visitors Center and the McCormick mansion.


This position was voted as a means to recommend more effective administration of town government responsive to the needs of the people.
Photo of people participating in deliberative dialogue
Event Date: 
Feb 3 2018 - 10:00am
Event location: 

Carlsbad City Library

Toward “a more perfect union,” the League of Women Voters is offering facilitation training to build civic skills needed by community members and policy makers to talk about common problems.   

Equal means Equal logo
Event Date: 
Mar 8 2018 - 6:30pm
Event location: 

Regal Theater Auditorium 8

EQUAL MEANS EQUAL offers an unflinching look at how women are treated in the United States today.

Town Meeting Resources

Town Meeting Resources Available

The LWV Hingham has put together in collaboration with the town of Hingham a guide to help citizens understand and participate in Open Town Meeting.

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A small group of League members gathered late in November to discuss how our Civics Education program might proceed.

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Veteran journalists Naomi Schalit and John Christie will discuss “Integrity of Journalism: How to be a critical-thinking news consumer,” at our Spring Lecture on Sa



  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be 17 years old (16 years old if registering in person at the Registrar of Voters Office or at the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles), but must be 18 years old to vote
  • Not be under an order of imprisonment for conviction of a felony
  • Not be under a judgment of full interdiction for mental incompetence or partial interdiction with suspension of voting rights
  • Reside in the state and parish in which you see to register and