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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 99 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 Event -- Book Discussion

NEW DATE: Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at 9:30am
Location: 50 Carthage Road, Scarsdale

This fall, we will discuss two books with contrasting perspectives on immigration. View our Book Discussion page to RSVP and for additional information.

Upcoming Event -- School Election System Information Session and Consensus Meeting

NEW DATE: Tuesday, January 28, 2020
9 a.m. at Village Hall, 3rd Floor Meeting Room

LWVS will hold its annual general membership information session regarding the recent SBNC Election and Referendum on the Proposed Amendments to the SBNC Resolution. Felicia Block, current chair of the SBNC Administrative Committee, will present and answer questions. All members of the public are welcome to attend. A consensus discussion will immediately follow the information session for purposes of making recommendations to the Administrative Committee. Only League members may be present for the consensus discussion.

For more information, please contact Amber Yusuf, LWVS School Election System Chair, at LWVS.ses@gmail.com.

Recent LWVS Consensus Statements

Village Election System
On Monday, December 9, 2019, LWVS held its annual general membership information session and consensus meeting regarding the 2019 Citizens Nominating Committee (CNC) election. Madelaine Eppenstein presented and answered questions on behalf of the Scarsdale Procedure Committee. Follow this link to view the 2019 CNC Consensus Statement (January 13, 2020). For additional background, follow this link to the Information Session Agenda and to the Procedure Committee's Preliminary Written Responses. For more information, please contact Diane Baylor, LWVS Village Election System Chair, at LWVS.ves@gmail.com.

Proposed SBNC Resolution Amendments
On Monday, December 16, 2019, LWVS held a general membership information session regarding the proposed amendments to the School Board Nominating Committee Resolution. Jordan Copeland, current chair of the Joint Committee, presented and answered questions. Follow this link to the LWVS Consensus Statement on the Proposed Amendments to the SBNC Resolution (January 10, 2020). For additional background, follow this link to the LWVS Questions to SBNC Joint Committee and Responses. For additional information, follow this link to the Information Session Agenda and to the Joint Committee's Preliminary Written Responses. For more information, please contact Amber Yusuf, LWVS School Election System Chair, at LWVS.ses@gmail.com.

LWVS Board 2019-20

LWVS Board 2019-20