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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.

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High School Voter Registration Week, April 24th to 30th.

For more information, click here.

Click here to register to vote online.

Join LWVNCA for their Annual Convention

The Future of Metro with Dan Reed Consultant with Nelson Nygaard May 7th, 2016 Click here for more.

April Fairfax VOTER newsletter

(Program Topic: Annual Meeting)

May Fairfax VOTER (Program Topic: Mental Health + Overview of the Community Services Board and Diversion First Program)

Spring Elections, May 3, 2016: City of Fairfax, Clifton, and Vienna

Voter Registration deadline for all spring elections, April 11, 2016 5:00 PM by mail; 11:59 PM online

Absentee ballot requests by mail: deadline April 26, 5:00 PM

Clifton and Vienna in person absentee voting, March 18, to April 29 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Thursday, 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM Saturday April 30, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM All at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax VA 22035, Suite 323 No satellite locations for May 3 elections Further Information about Towns of Clifton and Vienna Voting

Fairfax City information, including sample ballots

City of Fairfax Absentee Voting: March 18 to April 29, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM M--F (ex. Holidays) Saturday, April 30 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Sisson House, Fairfax City Hall, 10455 Armstrong Street, Fairfax, VA 22030 Further Information about City of Fairfax Voting

2016 Facts for Voters

Click here for the 2016 Facts for Voters.

Are you registered to vote? Know where your precinct is?

Find out more about voting logistics here.

LWV of Fairfax Monthly Unit Meetings

LWVFA Unit Meetings begin the second week of the month. We will hold monthly unit meetings again in May.

To read the April newsletter, click here.

  • March 2016 Fairfax VOTER. (Program Topic: Encouraging voting and civic engagement; a look at NonProfit Vote).

    League of Women Voters' Sidney Johnson Voter Services Coordinator distributed information about how ex-offenders can apply for restoration of their voting rights at the Fairfax County Sheriff's Inmate Resource Fair in the Adult Detention Center.

    The League of Women VotersŪ of the Fairfax Area conducts monthly unit meetings where we hold discussions. Recent topics include:

    Election Results: Check out the Election Results across Virginia
  • Who We Are & What We Do

    The League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages 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.

    • We discuss & study issues of local, national, state & regional concern. We inform ourselves, legislators & the general public about the results of our research.
    • We lobby for passage of laws we support & for the defeat of those we oppose, based on League positions.
    • We monitor elections & government activities.
    • We sponsor candidate debates & community forums about vital issues.
    • We testify at legislative & administrative hearings to insure citizen input in policy making decisions.
    • We publish & distribute issue-oriented material.
    • We advocate, we occasionally go to court to help clarify & enforce laws in the public interest.
    • We produce & distribute Voters' Guides to help citizens to choose candidates & to be prepared to vote on ballot questions.
    • We get INVOLVED! Join us in lively conversations & interesting issues!

    The League of Women Voters never supports or opposes candidates for office, or political parties. Any use of the League of Women Voters name in campaign advertising or literature has not been authorized by the League.

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    Membership in the League of Women Voters is open to anyone -- men and women -- age 18 and older. JOIN US - click here for an application form.