Making Democracy Work

Democracy is Not a Spectator Sport - Get Involved!

The League of Women Voters of Scarsdale is a nonpartisan, political organization with a rich history spanning over 90 years in the Scarsdale community. We encourage you to join us as we work to promote democracy and political responsibility at the local, state and national levels through voter education, issue advocacy and the active participation of citizens.

The League of Women Voters
Creating A More Perfect Democracy For 100 Years




UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Joint LWVS/Scarsdale Forum Panel on Village Taxes and Services - Thurs. January 10 - Village Hall at 8pm
  • LWVS Winter Fundraiser - Sat. January 26 - 2 Oak Lane, Scarsdale
  • LWVS General Membership/Consensus Meetings on the School Election System - Mon. January 28 at 10:30AM - Village Hall, 3rd fl.
  • Joint SPL/LWVS/Scarsdale Forum Film Screening: "JFK's Last Speech" - Sun. February 10 at 3PM - Scarsdale Woman's Club
  • LWVS General Membership/Consensus Meetings on the 2019-20 Programming for our local and Westchester County Leagues - Mon. February 11 at 10:30AM - Village Hall, 3rd fl.




ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • VOTING REFORMS IN NEW YORK - After more than three decades of advocating by the LWVNY, on January 14th, 2019 the New York State legislature finally passed a package of comprehensive voting reforms that will totally transform New York's election operations! This package ncludes:

- Early voting
- Same day voter registration
- No-excuse absentee voting
- Pre-registration of 16 and 17 year olds
- Primary consolidation
- State-wide voter registration transfer
- Closure of the LLC loophole

Read more on our Advocacy and Action page

"Madelaine Eppenstein, Scarsdale Procedure Committee Chair, and Diane Baylor, LWVS Village Election Portfolio Chair, after the League's public information meeting on the recent CNC election.

LWVS Co-President, Janice Starr, represented the Scarsdale League at the LWV National Convention in Chicago
LWVS Board member, Cindy Dunne, and Annual Luncheon 2018 speaker, Andy Weber, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Defense Programs under President Barak Obama
LWVS Co-President, Janice Starr, and Jane Veron, Village Trustee and former LWVS President, at the 2018 LWVS Annual Luncheon
LWVS's Deb Morel, Joan Frankle and Amy Cooper at the United Nations
LWVS's June Reidenburg handing out literature to new American citizens at Naturalization Court


LWVS's Lisa Eisenstein and Diane Greenwald teaching Scarsdale students about the history of voting rights
2016 Food For Thought Luncheon, L-R: Mary Beth Evans, Renee Baylor, Diane Baylor

LWVS's 2017 Food For Thought Luncheon