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2015 Meet and Greets
On November 3, 2015, every seat in the General Assembly and most local governing bodies are up for election. Our goal is to educate informed voters in a non-partisan environment, so we are holding 13 Meet and Greets across the county.
Volunteers Are you a high school student seeking community service hours or a government teacher whose students need them? If so, you've come to the right place! We welcome your help at our non-partisan Candidate Forums a.k.a. Meet and Greets that aim to bring transparency in voting to Virginians. Click here to volunteer at the Meet and Greets.
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Upcoming Meet and Greets:
Providence District Meet and Greet for BOS and FCPS School Board Member.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 7:00 to 9:00 PM The *NEW* Providence Community Center 3001 Vaden Dr. Fairfax, VA 22031
Braddock District Meet and Greet for BOS and FCPS School Board Member. Thursday, October 8, 2015 7:00 to 9:00 PM Braddock District Kings Park Library Community Room 9000 Burke Lake Rd Burke, VA 22015-1683
Chair of Board of Supervisors and the At-Large School Board Candidates. Tuesday, October 13, 2015 7:00 to 9:30 PM James Madison High School 2505 James Madison Dr. Vienna, VA 22181
Dranesville District Meet and Greet for BOS and FCPS School Board Member. Wednesday, October 14, 2015 7:00 to 9:00 PM Dranesville District McLean Community Center 1234 Ingleside Ave McLean, VA 22101
"Watch the Springfield District Meet and Greet on You Tube."
Do you know which offices are up for election in 2015? Click on LWVFA's What's on the Ballot?* to find out!
LWVFA October Unit Meetings begin the second week of the month
We will discuss the program study on "Redistricting / Reapportionment: The Current Status" available in the October 2015 Fairfax VOTER.
"Voter Turnout for Elections Is Declining" available in the September 2015 Fairfax VOTER.
For Leaguers registering people to vote, it's time for the yearly online training. Go to the Registration Section on the Board of Elections site for more.
The League of Women VotersŪ of the Fairfax Area holds monthly unit meetings where we hold discussions. Recent topics include:
- Human Trafficking Part I: Slavery Still Exists Today
- Human Trafficking Part II: What Is Happening in Our Area?
- Affordable Housing: It's about People!
- Where Is the Growth Going to Go in Fairfax County?
- Improving Firearm Safety in Virginia
- Fairfax Schools Are Changing Schedules
- Fracking Pros and Cons: Is There a Way to Satisfy Both Sides?
For more, visit our Elections' Page.
- Note: The contact information provided in "What's on the Ballot?" was furnished by the campaigns to the League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area (LWVFA), obtained from the Virginia Department of Elections, or official websites. LWVFA is not responsible for any changes or inaccuracies in the listings; the information was current as of September 9th, 2015. This is not an official publication for any campaign or candidate, but information only. The LWVFA can be reached at 703-658-9150, by email at email@example.com, on Facebook, or Twitter.
The League of Women Voters never supports or opposes candidates for office, or political parties, and any use of the League of Women Voters name in campaign advertising or literature has not been authorized by the League.