Citizenship in Action
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.
RALLY TO RALEIGH
on February 26th to Oppose Offshore Oil and Gas Development Off Our Coast.
Need more information about offshore drilling? Read our League's position statement below!
NATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR LOWER CAPE FEAR LEAGUE'S POSITION STATEMENT ON OFFSHORE DRILLING
The national LWV League Update (2-1-18) recently linked to our LWV Lower Cape Fear Environment Action Team's excellent position statement on offshore drilling.
Click here, scroll down to "Opportunity to Comment on Proposal to Allow Offshore Drilling", then click on "background and message points". You will find a link to the LWV Lower Cape Fear position statement under "Background".
If the link is not live, click here.
Thanks to our Environment Action Team members, especially Clarice Reber and Sue-Ann Rush, for their diligence and hard work!
Redistricting Reform Learn More
- Why is gerrymandering a problem for our democracy? What can we do about it?
Click here for news coverage and photos of our January 2018 event.
Questions About Your Drinking Water?
The Environment Action Team suggests a useful resource: Clean Cape Fear
Our current newsletter
Message from President Carol Roberts
Welcome to the 2017-2018 league year! The new board of the League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear is now working towards the implementation of our program goals, and we invite all members to find their area of interest and join in to help make this upcoming year a successful one. We suggest you check our website frequently to stay in touch with meetings and news of interest.
The last two years have been very busy and eventful. You can read about what our league has accomplished in the 2015-2017 Biennium Report, written by our Vice President.
The most recent report of our current activities can be found in our newsletter section
2017-2018 Board of Directors: Pat Lerch, Meredith Glicksman, Barbara Burrell, Carol Roberts, Linda Kurta, Bonnie Bechard, Clarice Reber, Georgia Morgan. Not present: Mary Ellen Cole, Rebecca Philpott.
Womens March in Wilmington - Jan. 20, 2018
Estimated 1000+ Women marched in Wilmington!
Register to Vote at our Table
Barbara Burrell, Voter Services Chair speaks about Equal Rights Amendment
Signing petition for Fair Elections to end gerrymandering
Lower Cape Fear League in Action
for news coverage and photos of our January 2018 Redistricting Reform event.
Walter Salinger speaks to a packed house about Gerrymandering at our November Hot Topics meeting
Link here to Presentation Video
Fall 2017 Candidate Forums
Click the "Candidate Forums" tab to the left for information on League and non-League sponsored candidate forums.
A few Votes can make all the difference in local elections- Letter to the Star News from our League
League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear Honored at LWV North Carolina State Convention
The great work of the League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear was recognized by the statewide organization at the biennial convention in Greensboro May 5-7, 2017.
Lower Cape Fear received the Outstanding Local League Award (over 40 members) and Voter Services chair Gail Bromley received the Gertrude Weil Award. You can read the award descriptions by clicking here
Sheila Fellerath, LWVLCF President and Margaret Salinger, LWVNC Director
Gail Bromley Accepts Gertrude Weil Award