The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
The candidates for the three Town Council seats are all currently serving on the town council.
The May 2nd Town of Vienna Election polling location is the Vienna Presbyterian Church, located at 124 Park St, NE, Vienna 22180
For information on the location and times of voting, please visit the Vienna Town Council website.
LWV of Fairfax serves residents of Fairfax County, including its towns and cities -- Clifton, Fairfax City, Herndon, and Vienna. Anyone can join -- men or women -- ages 16 and up. We hold both county-wdie events and small unit meetings across Fairfax County.
We support issues, not candidates. We hold Candidate Forums, Forums on Issues, and write studies about FCPS, Fairfax County, Virginia and more. Teachers, professors use our studies for balanced, non-partisan research. Click here to read the LWV positions on issues.
We are holding New Member Orientations for new members and are writing to each new member as he or she joins. Questions? Please write Judy Helein: firstname.lastname@example.org or Beth Tudan at email@example.com.
Sunday, April 2, 2:30 to 3:30 pm Tuesday, April 18, 10:30 to 11:30 pm LWVFA Conference Room 4026 Hummer Road Annandale, VA 22003
There will be two voter registration training sessions for new members and those who want to refresh their knowledge of the online process and the Fairfax League's procedures.
More sessions may be scheduled as needed.
Questions? Contact Bob Meredith at VoterRegistration@lwv-farifax.org.
The Union Edge host Charles Showalter interviewed Olga Hernandez, LWV-VA Former President, and Beth Tudan, LWV Fairfax Executive Director, on the radio on Tuesday, March 21st. They discussed the League's surge in membership, Candidate and issue forums, and our activism on issues at the local and state levels.
The program streams online at http://www.theunionedge.com
We will post the interview as soon as we have the link.
For now, listen to League of Women Voters of Florida teams up with Teachers Unions
Saturday, April 8, 2017 9:30 to 3:30 pm Arlington, Virginia
What are the Challenges? How are They Being Addressed? What Can We Do to Help? Lisa Sturtevant, Housing & Regional Economic Development and Local Area Panelists Register here.
Note: LWVNCA is the LWV of the National Capital Area
Wednesday, April 5th 7:15 pm Green Acres Center Room 112 4401 Sideburn Rd., Fairfax, VA 22030
Join us for our "Launch Meeting" in Fairfax City. The League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area (LWVFA) is starting a NEW Evening Unit Discussion Group in the City! Come meet us, become informed about our community, and engage others. Show Up and learn how to make a difference! Click here for the Fairfax City New LWV Unit Flyer. For more info, contact Ellen or Amy at FairfaxCityUnit@lwv-fairfax.org.
The League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area 69th Annual General Fund Meeting and 35th Education Fund Meeting Saturday, April 22, 2017
Waterford at Fair Oaks 12025 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway Fairfax VA 22033
9:30 a.m. + Registration & coffee Noon + Luncheon
Keynote Speaker: Cameron Sasnett, General Registrar, Fairfax County Office of Elections: "What's Next in Elections? Bridging 21st Century Technology with Democratic Principles"
For more, go to 2017 LWV of Fairfax Annual Meeting.
We enjoyed the watching "GerryRIGGED" and discussing gerrymandering with so many of you on February 23rd at Cinema Arts Theater. We are considering holding more forums to watch the film together and to discuss gerrymandering reform.
In the meantime, you can watch the film GerryRIGGED, here
All members and prospective members are welcome to attend any meeting --all meetings are public.
March Program Topic: In March, we studied the nature of Opioid use and abuse, how we arrived at this dangerous point, examine the latest national data, identify some national initiatives, and study with more specificity Virginia's and Fairfax County's responses to this problem. Read the March Fairfax VOTER Newsletter which focuses on the OPIOID EPIDEMIC - The United States, Virginia and Fairfax County and take part in the dialogue.
Note: there will be no regular unit meetings during April because of the Annual Meeting.
LWVFA AT-LARGE MEETING & BRIEFING, Saturday, May 6, 2017, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the LWVFA Conference Room, Packard Center (located in Annandale Community Park), 4026 Hummer Road, Annandale, VA 22033.
To see the full list and locations, click here.
Our January Fairfax VOTER Newsletter contains Part I of the Fracking in Virginia Study. Click here for the color version of the January VOTER where Study illustrations and graphics are presented in color.
For a calendar of all meetings, click here.
For community elections, click here. Due to our insurance, one must be at least 18 and a member of the League in order to volunteer for the community elections.