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LWVFA Featured in the "Vienna Connection" about the Women's March on Washington

LWV Fairfax's participation in the Women's March is featured in the Vienna Connection. LWVFA's Executive Director, Beth Henson Tudan, and her son, Alex, appear on the front cover. Alex, age 17, is newly registered to vote as 17 year olds can register in Virginia as long as they will be 18 by the November General Election. Why did LWV march? To quote LWVUS President Chris Carson, "We march for voting rights. We march to reform money in politics. We march for health care. We march for the environment. These are our core issues and we want to ensure they are front and center." Read the article on page 3 for more.

LWVFA Participates in the Women's March on Washington

Women's March

Why did LWV march? To quote LWVUS President Chris Carson, "We march for voting rights. We march to reform money in politics. We march for health care. We march for the environment. These are our core issues and we want to ensure they are front and center."

Fairfax City Mayoral Candidate Forum

At the Candidate Forum for the Fairfax City Mayor Special Election on January 9th, the following three candidates appeared:

  • Michael J. DeMarco
  • David L. Meyer
  • Eleanor D. "Ellie" Schmidt

    Read The "Fairfax Times'" account of the Forum here.

    Fairfax City Mayoral Election, February 7, 2017 For more information about the election, click here

    Click here to read The Fairfax City Mayoral Voters' Guide.

  • Voice of America news story features LWV of Fairfax

    The Voice of America Pakistan featured LWVFA in an interview with our co-presidents and executive director at an event. This news segment will be shown in Pakistan about U.S. women voting. The League fights for your right to vote. Your vote is your voice. Watch here.

    "Under the Gun" Forum Held at McLean Community Center

    'Under the Gun' Presented in McLean: League of Women Voters holds documentary screening and expert panel at McLean Community Center. By Steve Hibbard of "The Connection"

    The film, narrated by Katie Couric, examined gun violence prevention in America by focusing on several of the gun tragedies in the U.S.

    LWV Fairfax Distributes Information on Restoring Voting Rights

    Meet and Greets 2015

    2015 Meet and Greet Explained on Inside Scoop

    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 in Virginia

    LWVFA's Olga Hernandez discusses Fair Redistricting in Virginia with Inside Scoop Host Catherine Read. Ms. Read also interviews other key players about the up-coming Redistricting in Virginia including Delegate Rip Sullivan and Kyle McBride of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Progress.

    LWV-VA Co-Presidents Dianne Blais and Lois Page explain why redistricting matters in a Letter to the Editor to the Connection (July 2015)

    LWV-VA President Anne Sterling defends Virginia's Voters in Redistricting

    LWV Arlington Hosted Medicaid Expansion Forum in September 10th

    What is the League of Women Voters?

    What is the League of Women Voters?

    Co-Pres. Kelly on LWVFA Firearms Study

    League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area Co-President Helen Kelly discusses the results of the on LWVFA's Firearms in Fairfax County study with Cesar del Aguila on Inside Scoop.

    LWVFA Firearms' Forum Article in the Connection

    League Firearms Study Discussion with Del. Plum

    Become a Fairfax County Election Officer

    Would you like to become an Election Officer? The Fairfax County Office of Elections is seeking officers for the November 3rd election. It pays $175.00 per day. Watch a video about "The Day in the Life of an Election Official."

    LWV National Capital Area Crossing Boundaries Transportation Forum

    The LWV National Capital Area (LWVNCA) Crossing Boundaries Forum Presentations are online.

    LWVFA Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act with Supervisor Cook

    Turning Point Memorial