Sussex County, Delaware

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members of the 19th Amendment Celebration Committee

19th Amendment Committee members

Members of the 19th Amendment Celebration Planning Committee pose in their sashes.  Check out their website page for information on the many events that they have planned.  

19th Amendment Celebration Planning Committee webpage
speakers for the forum on Funding of Public Education, pt 2

LWVSC holds second forum on the funding of public education in DE

Speakers for the second forum:  Neil Kirschling of the Rodel Foundation, Richard Morse of the Community Legal Aid Society, and Mark Steele of Indian River School District.

click for article on the forum
students at DTCC register to vote

LWVSC registers new voters on National Voter Registration Day

The LWVSC held a voter registration event at Del Tech Georgetown, registering 60 new voters.

Gwen Miller, new president of the LWVSCDE

new LWVSC president

Gwendolyn Miller, newly elected president of the League of Women Voters of Sussex County, helped man a voter registration table for the League at the Juneteenth Celebration in Georgetown on June 15th.

Carol Jones & Sue Claire Harper

LWVDE Co-Presidents

On June 1, 2019, two Sussex League members, Carol Jones and Sue Claire Harper, were elected co-Presidents of the League of Women Voters of Delaware.

photo of attendees at National Popular Vote panel discussion

LWVSC holds National Popular Vote panel discussion

The League of Women Voters along with the ACLU and Common Cause of Delaware held a panel discussion on the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact at Sussex County Council Chambers on 3/3/19. UPDATE:  The Delaware Legislature passed the NPV bill on 3/14/19. 

photo of audience for Clean Drinking Water forum

Clean Drinking Water forum

The Environment and Natural Resources Committee of the League of Women Voters of Sussex County held two forums and an Expo on the issue of clean drinking water in Sussex County, Delaware.  See their website page for links to local environmental groups, issues, and events.  

Environment & Natural Resources Committee

Sussex County, Delaware

The League of Women Voters of Sussex County, DE (LWVSCDE) is a nonpartisan educational organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy. The League of Women Voters of Sussex County, DE is NOT for women only.

POSTPONEMENTS/CANCELLATION OF ALL LEAGUE EVENTS:
Due to Federal and State restrictions related to the COVID19 coronavirus, all league sponsored public activities are currently postponed.  Once restrictions are eased, please check back for information on rescheduled events.

Gov. Carney
News

The latest modifications of Gov. Carney's State of Emergency declaration change the dates of the DE Presidential Primary and School Board elections. It also broadens the absentee ballot application to allow social distancing as a valid reason.

United States 2020 Census
Public Statement

The LWVSC issued a press release on 4/2/2020 regarding responding to the Census. Please click on 'Read more' for the full information provided.