LWV of the United States, along with the Leagues of New York and Florida filed an amicus brief in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, a US Supreme Court case examining New York laws regulating the right of individuals to carry guns in public places.
A December 2020 decision from the EPA handed permit approval rights to the state of Florida, allowing the state to approve wetland projects without EPA review.
Trump that the president’s executive order to block undocumented individuals from being counted in the U.S. Census is unconstitutional.
A group of women from Winter Haven, Winter Park, and St. Petersburg initiated the League of Women Voters Florida (LWVFL) in 1939. LWVFL Leadership & Staff.
LWV is a grassroots organization. Local Leagues support state Leagues while working locally to further increase participation and influence. We have 29 local Leagues statewide striving to promote engaged citizenship. Members hold candidate forums, issue Voter Guides to inform citizens on local races and ballot amendments, and sponsor public forums to encourage Florida voters and elected officials to broaden their understanding of key issues.
LWV has Leagues in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Hong Kong. These provide essential support to national efforts, while at the same time advocating and educating on the state level to achieve a more inclusive, comprehensive reach.
Since inception, LWV and all of our chapters have remained nonpartisan , never endorsing or opposing particular political parties or candidates. This helps messages on issues and legislation remain above partisan politics. It also promotes inclusion for greater citizen involvement, and has allowed the League to develop a strong, trusted voice for its advocacy and education campaigns.
The League of Women Voters of the United States (LWVUS, the League) is a nonpartisan political organization that has fought for more than 100 years to improve American systems of government and impact public policies through citizen education, advocacy, and litigation.
The Staff Attorney is expected to show a high level of leadership capability and expertise in working collaboratively at all levels of the organization. The staff attorney is responsible for shaping solutions and formulating policy guidance for legal issues relating to our core and urgent issues determined by our membership.
The League of Women Voters of the United States is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace based on equal opportunity.
To apply for this position, please send resumes to [email protected] with "Staff Attorney” in subject line. Candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. If you have questions about this position, please direct them to the same email. No phone calls please.
Here’s what’s on the ballot in August 2021: St. Petersburg Mayor: This is a Primary Election, but if a candidate for Mayor receives more than 50% of the votes, then that candidate is elected Mayor. St. Petersburg Council Member Districts 1, 4 & 8: Only voters residing in the District can vote for their District candidates in the Primary Election. ...
Be sure to mail it 2-3 weeks before Election Day so that it arrives on time. If you prefer to drop your ballot off, you can do so at any one of the three Supervisor of Elections offices during opening hours, Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Election Day 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (these are the only drop-boxes for this election):
FFPC Voter Guide for the 2020 election on the issues important to Florida’s families.
Local county voter guide resources are created by local activists. We do not endorse or guarantee the accuracy or legality of these voter guides. We are providing these guides for informational purposes only.
The Florida State League of Women Voters was founded on March 31, 1921 by May Mann Jennings, at a meeting in Jacksonville. It immediately voted to affiliate with the national League of Women Voters, although unlike the national organization and the Leagues in other states, the FSLWV was not the successor of a suffrage organization.
More than twenty nine local Leagues statewide hold candidate forums, issue election year Voters Guides, and sponsor public seminars. Patricia Brigham is the current President of the League of Women Voters of Florida. The Board of Directors for the Florida League includes Cecile M.
The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
Voting Matters was broadcast each Wednesday in the year 2020 at 3:04pm on 88.9 WFSU-FM. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Tallahassee, Voting Matters brought listeners information on public policy issues and elections, many of which are still relevant today.