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Vote Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Primary Election

Princeton Candidates 2019
Democratic Candidates running for Princeton Council met in a forum on Wednesday, May 1.
Click here for a video and rebroadcast times
of the forum, courtesy of Princeton Community TV.
Video will also be posted on

Defending Democracy for the
Next 100 Years
The 63rd Biennial Convention
The League of Women Voters of NJ
Saturday, May 4, 2019
The Imperia, Somerset, NJ
Keynote Speaker: Ari Berman, journalist and author of
Give Us the Ballot:
The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America

Immigration in America Today
Politics of the Southern Border
May 16th, 2019, 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
New Providence, NJ 07974
Free and Open to the Public

Final Flight Final Fight
Join the LWV of Greater New Brunswick Area
for an afternoon with author Erin Miller to discuss her book. Saturday, May 18, 2019, at noon. 

Annual Dinner and Meeting
Sean Wilentz
Monday, May 20, 2019

Guest Speaker:
Sean Wilentz, 
the George Henry Davis Professor of American History at Princeton University

Slavery and its Opponents at America's Founding

Affordable HousingFriday, May 31, 2019 from 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
RWJ Hamilton Center for Health & Wellness

Rally Outside Supreme Court
Rally outside Supreme Court
Lee Forbes (right) joins LWV demonstrators outside the Supreme Court, March 26, 2019, to ask for a ruling to end gerrymandering.

American Flag and Statue of Liberty
Declaration for American Democracy
Together, we must build a democracy where everyone participatesevery vote is counted, and everyone’s voice is heard. We deserve to have a say in decisions that affect our lives, and to be fairly represented by elected officials who are responsive to our needs in order to make our lives better.

LWV Moderator Training
April 14 and April 28, 2019
Click here for details.

Foreign Policy Association Logo

Prepare to Discuss the World
Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watching the DVD and meeting in a Discussion Group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today.
For more information and to join a LWV discussion group in New Providence, NJ, click here.

Cue the Lights
Cue the Lights
Misha Meyer and Rachel Bierman, teens from "Cue the Lights" on Princeton Community TV, interview Chrystal Schivell and Sandy Smith on a broad range of topics about the League of Women Voters.

Citizenship Ceremony
New Citizens September 2018
The League of Women Voters-Princeton Area was in attendance at the Citizenship Ceremony held September 17, 2018 at the Princeton Public Library. Twenty-eight new citizens from 14 countries were sworn in. The new NJ voter registration forms were provided to each new citizen.

Census Citizenship Question Will Result in Inaccurate Count
LWV Will Work to Reverse Decision

Frequently Asked Questions about
Affordable Housing in Princeton
To help residents understand the community's Mt. Laurel Fair Share Housing needs and obligations, Princeton Community Housing's Public Relations & Advocacy Committee has prepared FAQ's.

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Please remember to pay your annual dues:
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  • $90 for a household
  • No dues for a full-time student
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Join Us!
Please join us at our business meetings. Our 2019-2020 schedule will soon be available.
Annual Meeting: Monday, May 20, 2019

Rita Ludlum Award
Please nominate a student who has helped with local League activities for our first annual Rita Ludlum Award. The Leadership Committee will select the winner(s). This year the award will be $300. Please forward the Award Application (linked here) to the student and ask him or her to return it to Kathleen Moriarty at The award will be presented at our annual dinner and meeting.
Application Deadline: April 20, 2019.

Tribute to Rita LudlumRita Ludlum

When Rita Ludlum passed away on Sunday, November 4, we lost a pillar of the Princeton Area League and a wonderful person.

Voter Service

Voter Registration Princeton University 2018
National Voter Registration Day, September 25, 2018 Left to right, Princeton graduate student who organized the event on Princeton University campus, with Sandy Smith and Jeanne Turner.

The Philadelphia Inquirer Lauds

2019 LWV-New Jersey
Citizen's Guide to Government
Citizens Guide 2019

* Contact information for all NJ State and Federal elected officials

* NJ Legislative and Congressional district listings

* County and Municipal government information

The Institute for Women's Leadership at Douglass College, Rutgers University sponsors many events, lectures, film series, and conferences.
Go to the Institute's Event Calendar for details.

6 Ways the League of Women Voters
Has Impacted Your Life
by Elisabeth MacNamara, President, LWVUS
published February 13, 2015 in The Huffington Post

WW Voter Registration Cut-out

LWV Education Blog
For the latest information about Issues Relating to Public Education go to
Latest LWV-US Action Alerts 
from The League of Women Voters of the U.S.
Go to:

LWV-NJ Young People's Network
Young People's Network
The LWVNJ Young People's Network (YPN) is a community of young people in New Jersey who are civically engaged, interested in local and national politics, and educated on the issues for which the League has a position.

LWVNJ Voting Reform Platform
In an effort to increase voter turnout, improve accessibility to the ballot, improve efficiency and save money, and ensure voting rights are protected, the League of Women Voters of New Jersey supports the  initiatives linked here.

LWV New Jersey Advocacy Update:
Keeping You Informed from Trenton
The League of Women Voters of New Jersey advocates in the fields of education, immigration, natural resources, and women and family issues.
Together we can make an even bigger impact
in our state.
LWV New Jersey Positions

LWVNJ Educate Advocate EmpowerLWVNJ Program Committees
What is a State Program Committee?
What are the current Standing Committees?
How do I join a State Program Committee?
Click here to learn the answers and to join a LWVNJ Program Committee.

Sexual Assault on College Campuses
1 in 5 women is a target of sexual assault while in college
The League adopted this study because we note with alarm the increase, or at least the increase in reporting, of campus sexual assault and want to determine how best to respond to alleged sexual assault on students in college communities. Click here for consensus study information and questions. The LWV-Princeton Area consensus responses are available on the

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