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Be on the Lookout for New Voter Information Cards

Broward County Supervisor of Elections, Dr. Brenda C. Snipes, would like to inform all Broward voters that they will be receiving a new voter information card in the mail beginning Friday, January 10, 2014. Mailings will continue throughout the month of January until all voters have received the new voter information card. The new cards are due to the recent completion of the reprecincting process.

To read Dr. Snipes’s press release and learn more about reprecincting, click here.

Be a Conservation Hero. Gather Petitions. Save Florida.

LWVBC members know how essential it is that we preserve Florida’s precious land and water resources for future generations. This summer and fall, League members can make a difference by volunteering to collect 20 petitions from friends and family in support of the effort to get the Florida’s Water and Land Legacy Amendment onto the 2014 ballot.

The League of Women Voters of Florida voted at its recent convention to endorse the proposed amendment and local Leagues, along with many other organizations, are taking part in the petition drive across the state. To learn more about the campaign, please click here.

If you can volunteer to deliver or collect member packets or participate in petition drive events, call the Broward County League office at 954-735-1311 or email info@lwvbfl.org.

New Report Details League’s Efforts to Power the Vote in 2012

The League of Women Voters of the United States Education Fund is pleased to release a new whitepaper entitled Power the Vote 2012: How one visionary idea launched results for millions of voters.

This comprehensive report, available for download here, showcases the best of what League volunteers and activists accomplished in the 2012 election cycle.

Happy 93rd Birthday, League of Women Voters!

LWV Planks to 1920 Democractice ConventionThe League of Women Voters is excited to celebrate our 93rd anniversary! Since our founding on February 14, 1920, the League has worked tirelessly to protect and uphold the constitutional right to vote, a right that composes the very foundation of our democracy.

The League of Women Voters of Broward County is one of nearly 800 Leagues in all 50 states. We respect all points of view, and never support or oppose candidates for office, or political parties.

LWV planks presented to the
1920 Democratic convention

Membership in the League is open to  men and women of all ages.

 

LWVF Offers Plan to Reform Florida’s Election Laws

The League of Women Voters of Florida has released its recommendations for reforming Florida’s election laws. In a letter sent to Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner on January 11, 2013, President Deirdre Macnab said, “It is imperative that we put Florida’s election meltdowns behind us once and for all.”

To view the League’s letter, click here.

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