League of Women Voters Forums
sponsored by
the League of Women Voters of the Princeton Area and Princeton Community TV
Princeton Mayoral Candidates Forum 2016
Click here for a videotape of the forum held October 4, with the two candidates for Princeton Mayo(Democrat Elizabeth “Liz” Lempert and Republican Peter Marks). It may also be found at www.VOTE411.org and rebroadcast on Princeton TV (Comcast Channel 30 and Verizon's FIOS Channel 45) at the following times:
October 21 at Noon
October 22 at 9 PM
October 23 at 3 PM

Princeton Board of Education Forum 2016
Click here for a videotape of the forum held October 6, with the four candidates for Princeton Board of Education (Debbie Bronfeld, William Hare, Alex Martin and Gregory Stankiewicz). Rebroadcast on Princeton TV (Comcast Channel 30 and Verizon's FIOS Channel 45) at the following times: 
October 19 at Noon
October 21 at 10 AM

Twelfth Congressional District candidates Steven Uccio and Bonnie Watson Coleman will meet in a forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Princeton Area, East Windsor-Hightstown, Hopewell Valley, Lawrence Township, and Monroe Township.  

The forum is hosted by The College of New Jersey in Ewing at the music building’s Mayo Hall and will take place on Thursday, October 20 from 6:30-7:30 PM.  

Questions will be taken from the audience, and videotape of the forum will be posted at VOTE411.org
and on each League’s website.

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.

Automatic Voter Registration
Governor Christie can increase voter registration rates, improve accuracy in our voter rolls and save money, all with one signature. Read more.

Protect Our Water Supply
The NJ Department of Environmental Protection has proposed harmful revisions to state regulations that would threaten our water supply.
Send a letter to your state legislators: Click here.

Save the Pinelands
The LWV of the Princeton Area opposes a 22-mile pipeline in one of New Jersey’s largest and most unique areas: the Pine Barrens. This area comprises 1.1 million acres, and is located in the Cohansey Aquifer which holds an incredible 1 trillion gallons of pure water. Click here for more information and to contact the NJ Board of Public Utilities.

Praise for the League's Work
The Princeton Packet, in its October 16, 2015 editorial, cites LWV-Princeton Area for its ongoing work in voter service.

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.

LWV-NJ Board members Melissa Scott, Ellen Kemp, and Lee Forbes
LWVNJ Board members from Princeton Area League
Princeton Area League members Melissa Scott and Ellen Kemp joined Lee Forbes, as members of the LWV-NJ Board of Directors. Elections were held at the League of Women Voters of New Jersey 61st Biennial Convention on May 2, 2015. Ellen will serve as the treasurer of the LWV-NJ.

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

Latest LWV-US Action Alerts 
from The League of Women Voters of the U.S.
Go to: lwv.org

LWV Education Blog
For the latest information about Issues Relating to Public Education go to lwveducation.com.

Vote 411
VOTE Tuesday, November 8
Non-partisan Information:
  • Learn what's on your ballot
  • Know who the candidates are
  • Read the candidates' views on issues
The League of Women Voters of New Jersey
Education Fund
Go to Vote411.org for Voters Guide for candidates for
  • President of the United States of America
  • House of Representatives
  • County and Local Offices
  • Board of Education
As well as 
  • Analysis of Constitutional Amendment Questions

Renew Your Membership!
Please remember to pay your annual dues:
  • $60 for an individual
  • $90 for a household
  • $22 for a student
Mail your check,
made payable to LWV of the Princeton Area, to
PO Box 253, Kingston, NJ 08528.

Meetings: Please Join Us!
Please join us at our regular business meetings.
Email lwvprinceton@gmail.org for information.
Our next meeting will be Tuesday, January 10, 2017, 7-9 PM at the Suzanne Patterson Building in Princeton.

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.

Registering New Voters
:awrence LWV Registers Voters

MCCC Voter Registration

by Elisabeth MacNamara, President, LWVUS
published February 13, 2015 in The Huffington Post

Charter Schools Update 2015

Go to the Institute's Calendar for details.

Sandy Matsen, Advocacy Coordinator of the LWV-NJ, discusses how you can be an effective advocate in three videos: Lobby Corps, Armchair Advocacy, and Action Alerts.
Watch the videos

* Contact information for all NJ State and Federal elected officials
* NJ Legislative and Congressional district listings
* County and Municipal government informationClick here for 2016 order form.

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