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.
Voter Information Learn More
COUNTDOWN TO NYS GENERAL ELECTION - NOV. 6, 2018
The League of Women Voters of Scarsdale urges all eligible voters to vote in the upcoming general election. The offices up for election this year include:
*Federal: U.S. Senator, House of Representatives
*New York State: Governor, Attorney General
*Local: NY State Senate, NY State Assembly, NY State Supreme Court Judge, County Court Judge
ARE YOU READY FOR ELECTION DAY?
CHECK YOUR VOTING STATUS!
Make sure you're registered to vote & that your registration is up-to-date
* Not sure? Check it out at NYS Voter Lookup
* REMEMBER if your address or your legal name has changed since you last registered, you MUST update your voter registration IN ORDER TO VOTE ON NOV. 6TH
* For a NYS Voter Registration Form in English: http://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/download/voting/voteform.pdf
* For a NYS Voter Registration Form in Spanish: http://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/download/voting/spanishvoteform.pdf
IMPORTANT DEADLINES TO REMEMBER:
*Friday, October 12 - Last day to register in person at your Board of Elections OR to postmark your mail-in registration
* Wednesday, October 17 - Last day for receipt by your Board of Election of your voter change of address notice
* Friday, October 30 - Last day to postmark your absentee ballot application
* Wednesday, November 5 - Last day to apply in person at your local Board of Elections for an absentee ballot OR to postmark your completed absentee ballot
* Thursday, November 6 - Last day to deliver your completed absentee ballot in person to your local Board of Elections
Note: Change of party enrollment forms filed by Oct. 12, 2018 will not go into effect until November 2019.
Food for Thought Luncheon Learn More
- LWVS Fall Food for Thought Luncheon
Keynote Speaker: Linda Greenhouse
Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist, Joseph Goldstein Lecturer at Yale Law School and former Supreme Court correspondent for the New York Times, will speak about the Supreme Court, upcoming cases to be heard by the Court, and the recent nomination process of Brett Kavanaugh Lecturer and Author
November 1, 2018
Book Groups Learn More
- The LWVS Fall Community Book Discussion will take place on
Thursday, November 29th
This year we will offer two discussion times: 10 AM and 7 PM
This Fall we will read and discuss:
One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Democracy by Carol Anderson
From the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of White Rage--the startling and timely history of voter suppression in America-- Carol Anderson now brings us One Person, No Vote, with a forward by U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, in which she chronicles the history of the rollbacks to African American participation in the vote since Shelby County v. Holder, the 2013 Supreme Court decision that eviscerated the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Join the League for a lively, in-depth discussion of this fascinating book. See old friends and meet new ones in a casual, relaxed setting!
Please RSVP to BookGroup@lwvs.org
- LWVS Membership Coffee - Tues. October 9th at 9AM - 65 Church Lane
- LWVS General Membership Mtg/Consensus Mtg on Proposed Amendments to Non-Partisan Resolution - Monday, Oct. 22nd at 10:30AM - Village Hall, 3rd floor
- LWVS Food for Thought Luncheon - Thurs. November 1st at 11:45AM - Scarsdale Golf Club
- LWVS Community Book Discussion - Thurs. November 29th at 10AM and 7PM - locations TBD
- Curious About Who's Representing You in National, State, County and Local Government? Check out the LWV They Represent You brochure - May 2018 available online.
- Go to LWV Voters Guide 2018 - Part I for more voting information.
- LWVS Fall 2018 Bulletin available online. Read it now.
- SEPTEMBER 2018 ISSUE OF LWVNYS State Voter NOW AVAILABLE: Check out what is happening in the league on the state level with the most recent copy of the LWVNYS State Voter.
- The LWVS is proud to release its newly updated version of This is Scarsdale. This comprehensive community resource directory contains vital information on many facets of life in Scarsdale for both new comers and established residents.
- "Victory Postponed. Regular Meeting Next Thursday"...read the interesting story of Scarsdale's Suffragists
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