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Mission Statement: The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan political organization. We encourage the informed and active participation of citizens in government. We work to increase the understanding of major public policy issues and influence public policy through education and advocacy.
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- Information on Courts, Schools, and Federal, State, & Local Representatives.
Would you like to be involved in a study?
The New York State LWV is sponsoring two studies this year and would like the local chapters to form small groups to look at these issues and hold a consensus to develop a new position. More info
Legislative Agenda for 2014
Each year the State LWV develops a list of four or five priority items to follow and lobby for in the NYS Legislature. This year's items
Agriculture Study Committee Being Formed
The newly forming Agriculture Study Committee will meet at noon on Monday, December 9th at the Moon and River Café, 115 S. Ferry St., Schenectady. Planning for the study will be the focus of the meeting. Readings related to the study will also be discussed. (more info
Schenectady Recycles! Seeking New Members
Schenectady Recycles! is a newly formed group with a clear mission and an ambitious, but achievable, goal. The group's goal is to increase recycling in the City of Schenectady from its current 8% to the statewide average of 34%. The group is actively seeking new members to help in this effort. (more info
Ballot Access Study
How do candidates for elected office gain access to the general election ballot? In New York State, that most often entails obtaining political party ballot lines via various mechanisms. The League of Women Voters Ballot Access study will examine the role of both the main and third parties in the process of gaining access to the general election ballot. (more info