Annual Meeting and Dinner 2017
Can Math Help Save Democracy?
Gerrymandering, Statistics, and the Supreme Court
Monday, May 15, 2017
Click here for details.

Ways You Can Help Defend Our Democracy

Diversity Logo

“Standing Together” Rally to Celebrate Diversity by
Gathering Individuals of Many Backgrounds

Event Spearheaded by the League of Women Voters of East Windsor-Hightstown with Many Area Groups Participating

Mercer County Community College
Sunday, May 7
April 15, 2017

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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 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:

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
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.

Voter Service
Urgently needed are new volunteers to prepare Voters' Guides, using the VOTE411 online system. Chrystal, Patricia and Sandy Smith have experience with VOTE411 from last year, and will gladly train new volunteers.
Please consider volunteering. Voter Service is our most important contribution to the community.

Business Meeting Reports

2017 LWV-New Jersey
Citizen's Guide 2017

* Contact information for all NJ State and Federal elected officials

* NJ Legislative and Congressional district listings
* County and Municipal government information

Vote 411

WW Voter Registration Cut-out
Joan Bharucha registers voters
LWV-Princeton Area member Joan Bharucha (right) created cute cut-outs for the West Windsor Community Farmers' Market. She asked people to send their photos to friends and remind them to vote. Above, the market manager poses with one of the poster cut-outs.

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

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.

Go to the Institute's Calendar for details.

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

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Click here to access pages reserved for members of the League of Women Voters of the Princeton Area. If you are a member and would like to gain access, please email for instructions.