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The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan organization of men and women, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Our goal is to empower citizens to shape better communities world-wide.

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Don't forget to VOTE

Early voting begins October 23, 2014

Election Day is November 4, 2014

See the LWV Voters' Guide for the Mid-Shore for the 2014 Gubernatorial General Election

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Changes in LWVMS Organizational Structure

Members in attendance at the Annual Meeting on April 26 agreed that our League's future is dependent on our being able to recruit and retain members, as well as to support and groom members for leadership roles.

The plan to transition to a "streamlined League" as set forth in LWV guidelines (see ABCs of the Streamlined League) would have us develop a leadership team of 4-5 members who provide the governance structure. Traditional portfolios such as voter services would still exist, but membership, money mgmt. secretarial, and traditional roles such as president, co-president, et al. would constitute the leadership team. This will allow the burden of the offices to be shared and hopefully result in our being able to move ahead in the near term and strengthen us for the long term.

Message from the President: Your Streamlined League.

Please join us at the next Leadership Team Meeting.

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Read about current happenings in the LWVMS Newsletter, News from the Mid-Shore.

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Read the report given by the LWVMS president at the Annual Meeting on April 25.

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See the LWVMS Calendar for information about other past and upcoming events.

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Kudos to the League of Women Voters Mid-Shore Voters' Guide

Star Democrat Editorial Page, March 27, 2012 (see the last paragraph)

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Do you remember the news article, "Talbot County honors the frequently controversial League of Women Voters"?

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What Is The League?

The League of Women Voters of the Mid-Shore of Maryland (LWVMS) is a local branch of the League of Women Voters of Maryland and the League of Women Voters of the United States. We are a non-partisan, multi-issue, grassroots organization whose mission is to encourage the informed and active participation of citizens in local, state, and federal government and to influence public policy through education and advocacy. The League is committed to community issues at every level of government. We encourage anyone of voting age to join us!

What Does the LWVMS Do?

  • Educates citizens about issues, candidates, and the political process
  • Monitors government activities
  • Registers voters
  • Sponsors public issue forums
  • Encourages participation in federal, state, and local decisions
  • Establishes positions on public policy through grassroots member participation and agreement
  • Advocates League grassroots positions

--Adapted from LWV of Howard County

 
Last Updated:August 8, 2013
League of Women Voters of the Mid-Shore of Maryland
PO Box 1724
Easton, MD 21601