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2020 Press Releases

29 September Release The League of Women Voters of Arlington has released nonpartisan resources for voters 

15 September Release The 8th Congressional District Candidate Forum will be held on September 23, 2020

19 August Release Yesterday, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam made recommendations aimed at supporting the health and safety of voters and poll workers during the pandemic.

5 August Release LWV-VA thanks Governor Northam and legislators for passage of bills expanding voter access.

4 June Release The Arlington League of Women Voters regrets to announce the cancellation of a discussion on labor inequality as part of its ongoing Sips and Civility series announced on May 29.

2 June Release The League of Women Voters of Arlington is hosting a second student-run candidate forum on June 20th at 1 PM. All three candidates running in the July 7 special election for Arlington County Board will be with us. 

29 May Edition The Arlington League of Women Voters will host a discussion on labor inequality as part of its ongoing Sips and Civility series: Sips and Civility: Meeting Basic Human Needs - Fighting Labor Inequality

28 April Edition LWV-Arl supports implementation of a pilot program in Arlington elections to initiate ranked choice voting. This option has been enabled by the passage of HB 1103 Ranked Choice Voting Elections for Local Governing Bodies, Local Option Pilot Program 

9 April Edition Information for Voters – June 23, 2020 Primary :The Governor has moved the primary that was to be held on June 9 to June 23. Stay informed!

28 January The Arlington League of Women Voters invites you to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the League of Women Voters with A Centennial Soiree February 18th.

2 January Join the League of Women Voters of Arlington for a non-partisan Day of Action.The Virginia General Assembly convenes on January 8, and there are many issues up for consideration. This is an opportunity to let your representatives know what you want. There will be booths set up for issues from ERA to redistricting to the removal of excuse-based voting – to name a few. There will also be a Census table and more information on how to help register voters in 2020. Write postcards, send tweets – this is a chance to communicate with legislators on current issues.