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Day of Action at Atria

Day of Action at Atria Retirement Community

Members of the LWV of the Rivertowns visited Atria in Briarcliff to read Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s Declaration of Sentiments to about 30 residents. A discussion followed about the history of suffrage and the importance of voting.

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the League of Women Voters of New York State

Toasting the 100th Anniversary of the League of Women Voters of New York State

The Rivertowns Board toasted the 100th anniversary of the NYSLWV on November 19th, 2019 with a glass of champagne. In the foreground is our founder Carrie Chapman Catt. The state League was selling these dolls 25 years ago when the League celebrated its 75th anniversary. 

Voter Registration

Voter Registration at the Pleasantville Music Festival

Members of the League of Women Voters of the Rivertowns registered voters at the Pleasantville Music Festival in July.

League of Women Voters of the United States 2018 Convention

League of Women Voters of the United States Convention

The League of Women Voters of New York State delegates attended the 2018 national convention held in Chicago from June 28-July 1, 2018. The Rivertowns League sent two delegates this year.

Students Inside Albany

Students Inside Albany

The two high school students representing the League of Women Voters of the Rivertowns for Students Inside Albany met with New York State Assemblymember Tom Abinanti as part of the program.

Spring Voter Registration

Spring Voter Registration

Members of the League of Women Voters of the Rivertowns spent a beautiful Saturday registering new voters before the spring 2018 special elections.

Panelists speak at the "Insider's Look at a Political Campaign" Hot Topics Breakfast

Panelists speak at the "Insider's Look at a Political Campaign" Hot Topics Breakfast

Panelists who ran for Westchester County Board of Legislators speak at a recent Hot Topics Breakfast. Pictured from left: Nicole Benjamin (I), Past Candidate, District 16; David J. Tubiolo (R), Legislator, District 14; Ruth Walter (D), Past Candidate, District 15.

Hot Topics Breakfast about Disaster Management

Hot Topics Breakfast: Disaster Management in Westchester County

Jennifer M. Wacha, Deputy Commisioner, Westchester County Department of Emergency Services speaks to the audience at a Hot Topics breakfast on Disaster Management.

County Executive George Latimer

County Executive George Latimer at a LWV-Rivertowns Meeting

County Executive George Latimer made a surprise visit to the February LWV-Rivertowns Board Meeting to answer questions and listen to our concerns.

Steve Feiman registering voters at the Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow Farmers Market in 2017.

Voter Registration

Members of the League of Women Voters of the Rivertowns spent the fall of 2017 registering voters and various Farmers Markets and events around the Rivertowns.

The Rivertowns

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Inoculating Against Coronavirus Misinformation Webinar

On March 24th, Media Literacy presenter, Andy Katell, organized and presented a very helpful webinar for League of Women Voters of Westchester interpreting the buzz about the coronavirus. To view a recording of this excellent hour-long presentation, click here.
 

The spring election season is here

 

More than daffodils will be popping up this spring. There are presidential primaries, state and county office primaries, local elections and more. Here are a few dates to keep in mind for residents of Westchester County:

    • Tuesday, April 3: Last date to register to vote in the Presidential Election Primary. You can register here.
    • April 18 - April 26: Early voting for the Presidential Primary.
    • Tuesday, April 28: In-person voting in the Presidential Primary
    • Tuesday, May 19: School boards and budget elections
    • June 13 - June 21: Early voting in Federal and State Congressional (Senate and Assembly) Primaries 
    • Tuesday, June 23: In-person voting in Federal and State Congressional (Senate and Assembly) Primaries
    • October 24 - November 1:  Early voting for General Election
    • Tuesday, November 3 - In-person voting on General Election Day
Because of the League's non-partisan status and experience, we are often asked to moderate candidate forums and debates. The Rivertowns League and the Westchester County League will moderate a number of forums and debates in the primaries and general elections. We will post the schedule on our website and in future announcements as dates are confirmed. 
 
 
Women's Suffrage Sash
News

In celebration of 100 years of women voting, please take time to read this wonderful speech that was presented two years ago to the Women's Clubs of Westchester

News

The birth of a new league! Or, more precisely, the re-birth. The Yonkers League, a vital force in democracy for 60 years (1924 - 1984), is re-forming.