Rhode Island

Rhode Island

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government.

Women's Journal and Suffrage News Newspaper clipDuring these uncertain times, we know that you are doing all you can to ensure your health and safety, and that of your community. The League of Women Voters of Rhode Island wants you to know that we remain committed to empowering voters and defending democracy. There are many ways that you can participate in strengthening our democracy. See a few highlights below.
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100 years of the League of Women Voters and the 19th Amendment in 2020!

 

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The Secretary of State has sent out applications for Mail Ballots to all registered voters in Rhode Island with a postage paid return envelope. If you want to vote by mail, don't wait. The process takes time.

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Public Statement

“In this time of COVID-19, it is so important that Rhode Island voters have a distinct and singular on-line space for election information,” said Jane Koster, President of LWVRI. “I encourage Rhode Islanders to visit www.VOTE411.org where they will find answers to questions by candidates regarding issues that are important to Rhode Islanders.”

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Action Alerts

Please submit your questions to: LwvRhodeIsland [at] gmail.com. All questionsmused will be asked of both candidates, and should be issue-oriented.

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Action Alerts

Send or phone your questions by Monday October 5th to Trish Sylvester, trishsylvester [at] gmail.com, 401-297-0390. The Moderator will choose the questions to ask.

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Press Mention

By Gerry Goldstein - a monthly contributor, is a retired Providence Journal bureau chief and columnist.

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The South County League is holding Candidate events for Westerly Town Council, Westerly School Committee, and RI House Districts 37 and 38. All forums will be available live via the link:

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League of Women Voters South County registering voters at the Eslplanade, Westerly Library & Wilcox Park on National Registration Day September 22.

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September 10 Newport School Committee Candidates Forum

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With three months to go until Election Day, America is facing a critical shortage of poll workers, the linchpin of our voting process, all of whom need to be signed up and trained in time for November.

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Links to the Presenter's bios, recordings of the events, and other resources will be found by following the event links. The video recordings may also be found on the Preserve Rhode Island YouTube Channel. https://tinyurl.com/ybvt5b6b