The Way To Get Involved
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.
"Who's Who" Schenectady County Governmental & Political Information Learn More
- Information on Courts, Schools, and Federal, State, & Local Representatives.
Voters Guide Part II AND Vote411-Candidate Information
You can get information on the statewide candidates and three ballot proposals.
Watch the video Vote YES Prop 1: Redistricting Reform Now
to see the voter information.
Your One-Stop Shop for Nonpartisan Election Information! For Voters Guide Information specific to New York, go to http://www.Vote411.org
Judicial Candidates Voter Guide
In New York State certain judgeships are filled by election, while others are filled by appointment. This Voter Guide provides information about judges who are candidates in the 2014 General Election.
The Voter Guide is available at http://www.nycourts.gov/vote and covers all judgeships except Town and Village Courts. This page also provides basic information about the different courts in the NY State Court System.
Schenectady Candidate Forum
October 8th, 7-9:30 PM
Black Box Theatre at Schenectady High School
If you missed the forum or just want to see it again, the forum was taped by Open Stage Media and will be broadcast on OSM channel 16/36 the following times:
October 12th,19th and 26th @10pm
October 16th,23rd and 30th @9:30pm
October 17th,24th and 31st @9am
It will also be available at Open Stage Media's On Demand .
House of Representatives Candidate Forum
The LWV Forum featuring Jim Fischer and Paul Tonko, the two candidates for the House of Representatives seat in the 20th Congressional District of NY which was held at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library on October 23rd at 7 PM was taped and is now available on YouTube. Get the YouTube links here
The Fischer/Tonko forum is now also available on http://www.openstagemedia.org. Select VIDEO ON DEMAND and then search for lwv. The video is labeled "LWV Meet the Candidates".
Joint Committee Meeting
Helga Schroeter and I will hold a joint meeting of our Voter Access and Term Limits committees at 4:00 on Thurs., Oct. 30 at 2171 Foxhill Dr. Niskayuna, NY 12309
If you are interested in joining us for either of these areas of consensus discussion, do plan to attend; all are welcome. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or Helga at email@example.com to let me know you are coming.
Wednesday, December 10, 11:45 AM
Schenectady County Community College Cassola Room
78 Washington Ave., Schenectady
Speaker: Rowie Taylor, Executive Director
More information to come. Contact person is Carol Furman 346-2746.
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