League of Women Voters
of Jefferson County WV

The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan organization that works to encourage informed and active participation in the democratic process through voter registration and education and the promotion of fair, open, and accessible government. The League of Women Voters of Jefferson County WV is engaged in local, state, and national issues of importance to our community. Our highly regarded Candidate Forums, held each election year, are a mainstay of our activities. We encourage you to explore this site, attend our forums, and become a member. The League exists for the benefit of the community.

League Highlights

Our League is involved in several ongoing projects. Please contact the League if you are interested in participating.

2015 Priorities

League Priorities for 2015:

  • Member engagement with member socials
  • Voter participation, turnout, and registration
  • Budget 101 and funding growth
  • Water resource issues: Protection, Conservation, Utilization
  • Money in politics and free speech

Observer Program

The League of Women Voters has been an active champion of openness in government throughout its history. In pursuit of this goal locally, the League of Women Voters of Jefferson County has established an “observer program” to monitor the actions of the county government. Local members have volunteered to attend meetings of the County Commission, the Planning Commission, and the Board of Education. Read more…

Candidate Forums

In carrying out our mission of encouraging informed and active participation in government, the League of Women Voters continues to be key sponsors of candidate debates and forums. When dates have been set, our Calendar will provide details about upcoming local forums.

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