Archive | From Our President

Clean Power Plan Comments Deadline Jan 16

Tell Feds West Virginians Support Clean Power Plan To: LWVWV Local League Presidents From: Helen Gibbins Re: Clean Power Plan Comments Julie Archer and I, LWVWV board members, remind you of the January 16 deadline for sending in comments on the Clean Power Plan. We ask that you urge your members to send in comments. The […]

Continue Reading

LWVJC Supports JC Workplace Diversity Training

Letter to the Jefferson County Commission July 17, 2017 Peter Onoszko, President Jefferson County Commission 124 E. Washington Street Charles Town, WV 25414 Dear Commissioner Onoszko , The League of Women Voters of Jefferson County commends the commission for requiring all employees to attend mandatory training on the topic of Workplace Diversity.  We share the […]

Continue Reading

President’s Letter: Learn and Vote

The following letter from Debbie Royalty, President, was published in the Shepherdstown Chronicle: The very close results in several key Presidential primaries this spring remind us all that every vote matters! The West Virginia primary will take place on May 10. Citizens can register as late as April 19 at the County Clerk’s office in Charles […]

Continue Reading

Thanks to Lyn Widmyer

The League of Women Voters of Jefferson County expresses its appreciation to Lyn Widmyer for a generous donation to support LWVJC’s community outreach efforts. The retired County Commissioner has been a member of the Jefferson County League of Women Voters for over 30 years.  “I know from my three decades as a community activist how […]

Continue Reading

Volunteers Needed for Money in Politics Consensus Meeting

The reaction to the Supreme Court’s Citizens United and McCutcheon decisions galvanized campaign finance reform efforts and raised complex questions. The League’s campaign finance position, from the 1970’s, is outdated and needs to be reconsidered and reformulated. “Any education and discussion of these issues must attempt to be comprehensive, which means complex.  The task of […]

Continue Reading

No Candidate Forum This Year

The Jefferson County League of Women Voters has a long standing tradition of sponsoring candidate forums for primary and general elections. The League encourages informed and active participation of citizens in government. We believe that it is vitally important for the voting public to have the opportunity to see the candidates together in person and […]

Continue Reading

bluestars design logo