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Welcome to the League of Women Voters of Tompkins County
Ithaca, New York | e-mail: lwv.tc.ny@gmail.com

Political Calendar 2017 Check here for important registration and voting information-deadlines for registrations, absentee ballots, etc.
Calendar http://tompkinscountyny.gov/files2/boe/2017/2017%20Tri-Fold%20Political%20Calendar.pdf
Voters Guide Part 1 -- 2017 Facts for Voters
http://www.lwvny.org/advocacy/vote/2017/Voters-Guide_1_2017.pdf
Voters Guide Part 2 -- Ballot Proposals
http://www.lwvny.org/advocacy/vote/2017/Voters-Guide_2_2017.pdf

Upcoming Events
(see Calendar for details)
September 25, 2017--The Constitutional Convention Debate: Member and Public Meeting 7pm Borg Warner Room, Tompkins County Public Library, 101 East Green St., Ithaca, NY
Are you prepared to vote on the constitutional convention proposal on November 7? To learn what’s at stake for New Yorkers, plan to attend The Constitutional Convention Debate on September 25, 7-9 in the Borg-Warner Room at the Tompkins County Public Library, 101 East Green Street, Ithaca. Speakers are Dr. Henrik N. Dullea, Vice President for Community Relations Emeritus, Cornell University and Barbara Lifton, NYS Assembly Representative for District 125. The event is sponsored by the Tompkins County Chapter of the League of Women Voters. It is free and open to the public.
October 2, 2017 -- Understanding the NYS Constitutional Convention and Referendum 6:30 p.m.-8:30 pm at the Southeast Steuben County Library, Corning .Learn about the NYS Constitutional Conventions and the upcoming November 7 referendum. Two distinguished political science scholars will talk about the history, process, delegate selection, and function of the state constitutional convention and referendum as well as current issues. Hear how the institution of the periodic constitutional convention referendum can play a vital democratic role. There will be a Question and Answer period
and an open mic session for the audience.
October 23, 2017-- Is That Really True? Fact or Fake News 7pm Borg-Warner Room, Tompkins County Public Library, 101 East Green St., Ithaca, NY
November 2, 2017--Women’s Suffrage and Political Office: A Seat at the Table 7pm The History Center in Tompkins County, 401 E State St #100, Ithaca, NY  (LWV is a co-sponsor)
November 7, 2017--General Election Day 6 am-9 pm http://tompkinscountyny.gov/boe
November 13, 2017--Impact of Federal and State Budgets on Tompkins County 7pm Borg-Warner Room, Tompkins County Public Library
Click image below for slide show of LWV, Tompkins County at the 2017 Ithaca Festival Parade.

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What Members Can Do As Individuals to Advocate
"Action is agitating, organizing, educating, pleading, and persuading." -- Carrie Chapman Catt
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Additional Information
Capitol Beat -- updates on what is happening in Albany this session
Election Information You Need
Clearinghouse.lwv.org
League studies from across the country
LWV US: Right Now: Voices of the League

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