The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.
We are a nonpartisan grassroots political organization, that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Any person of voting age, male or female, may become a League member.
The League of Women Voters began in 1920 after women got the vote, and is organized on the national, state, and local level. The local League, an ever growing organization has been active since 1948.
Polls are open 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1. Website: https://lwvny.civicengine.com/
2. Enter address and ballot preference (political party).
3. Review candidates' biographical information, links to their social media and websites, positions on a variety of issues plus answers to questions posed by the League of Women Voters.
4. For Primary races, voters who do not have a primary race within their election district will be presented with an option to input their email address to be alerted when information for the September state and local primary is available.
5. Visitors can even ask the site to issue an email or text reminder to vote the night before the primary!
Check with your local Board of Elections for poll locations and other info.
Broome County: 607-778-2172, Tioga County: 607-687-8261.
Voter Service: The League is well-known for promoting informed voting. We provide voter registration, candidates forums, impartial information on ballot measures, and educational meetings on issues of public concern.
Program: The League of Women Voters takes positions on local, state and national issues only after members have studied and reached agreement on them. These League positions and pertinent fact-finding are the basis for public meetings.
Advocacy: The League never supports or opposes political parties or candidates. Based on positions developed through member study and agreement, the League does take action to support or oppose specific governmental policies.