The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. We influence public policy through education and advocacy.
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2015 Meet and Greets
In November of 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. For more, go to Meet and Greet 2015. Our Meet and Greets begin August 31st. Click here to volunteer at the Meet and Greets.
Do you know which offices are up for election in 2015? Click on LWVFA's What's on the Ballot? to find out!
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.
LWVFA Fall Kick Off Saturday, September 5th at 8:45 am West Springfield Government Center Community Room, 6140 Rolling Road Springfield, VA 22152.
The September At-Large Briefing and Meeting will immediately follow at 12:15 pm.
Read the latest Program study on "Voter Turnout for Elections Is Declining" in the September 2015 Fairfax Voter.
Meet and Greet Explained on Inside Scoop LWVFA's Olga Hernandez and Beth Tudan explain the Fall 2015 Meet and Greets. Our partners at FCCPTA, AAUW, and Turning Point Memorial are also featured. "Meet and Greet Featured on Inside Scoop."
Redistricting LWVFA's Olga Hernandez discusses Fair Redistricting in Virginia with Inside Scoop Host Catherine Read.
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.
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.