The League has been around for almost 100 years, in part because of the vitality of our members and mission, and also because members who have gone before have remembered the League in their wills. Bequests are the most popular way donors make deferred gifts. By making a bequest to the League, you can maintain… Continue reading What is the 1919 Society?
From now until midnight on December 31, 2016, the LWVNYS Board will match any gift we receive online up to $10,000. Please help us meet their challenge by donating online today. Click here to make your gift. If you have already made a gift to the Education Foundation this year, thank you! Other Ways to… Continue reading Online Gift Matching Challenge by the Board
Since Tuesday’s election, we’ve received questions and inquiries about the League’s position on the Electoral College. Our position on the Electoral College: “The League of Women Voters of the United States believes that the direct-popular-vote method for electing the President and Vice-President is essential to representative government. The League of Women Voters believes, therefore, that… Continue reading The Question of the Electorial College
Voters who cannot vote on Nov 8 can still apply for an absentee ballot in person at their County Board of Elections (BOE). Many BOEs have extended their office hours through this weekend – check the County BOE website for details. They will need to designate a reason why they will not be able to… Continue reading Not Too Late to Get your Absentee Ballot
Candidates for both the New York State Assembly and Senate squared up at a Meet The Candidates forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Huntington at the Harborfields Public Library in Greenlawn Monday night. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTgigLCBMwY&feature=youtu.be
Commentary on the Election Results by Dr. Meena Bose of Hofstra University. Dr. Bose is Peter S. Kalikow Chair in Presidential Studies at Hofstra University and Director of Hofstra's Peter S. Kalikow Center for the Study of the American Presidency. A nationally recognized scholar on the American presidency, she frequently comments on presidential politics for… Continue reading Post Election Supper