The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging the informed and active participation of citizens in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.
The League encourages people to register, obtain a photo ID, and vote every year. Your vote is your voice in government and it will count.
VA ratify ERA
The LWV Richmond Metro Area supports passage of the Equal Rights Amendment and the efforts of VAratifyERA to make Virginia the 38th and final state needed to ratify in the 2019 General Assembly Session.
Go to http://www.VAratifyERA.org to sign the petition of support, receive updates and donate.
Also on the website is complete information about the VA ratify ERA bus tour, which is visiting Virginia localities Nov 9-18 and will be back in the Richmond area Nov 13, 15, and 18.
As of 2014, you must present an acceptable form of photo identification when voting in Virginia. Included are:
If you do not have an acceptable form of identification please contact your local voter registration office for a free ID.
Check out the latest LWV-RMA newsletter in the About LWV/Publications section of this website.
Visit the League of Women Voters of the United States' website at http://www.lwv.org.
Our State League's website address is http://www.lwv-va.org. Both will help you stay up-to-date with what is happening!
The Virginia Public Access Project, a neutral, non-partisan initiative, has up-to-date information on our elected officials and candidates, including information on contributions. Access this at http://www.vpap.org.
Want to see what is happening to bills in the General Assembly? Visit http://www.richmondsunlight.com.
On Facebook? Check the national League page at http://facebook.com/leagueofwomenvoters?v=wall.
and our local League page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/League-of-Women-Voters-Metro-Richmond-VA/1521160478107304
Want to contact your U.S. Representative or Senator? See the Elected Officials tab of the website.