Vote by MailFair Election Process

The LWV of Lawrence Township will host a presentation by Mercer County Clerk Paula Sollami-Covello.
She will speak about her new, county-wide vote-by-mail initiative, our aging voting machines, and other challenges facing the fair elections process.
Wednesday, September 6 at 7 PM
Lawrence Headquarters Branch of the Mercer County Library, at the corner of Route 1 and Darrah Lane
Parking is available in the library parking lot. Join your colleagues for an informative discussion.

Rally to Celebrate Diversity
“Standing Together” Rally to Celebrate Diversity
Nancy Hedinger, LWVNJ President, and Princeton Area members Lee Forbes and Chrystal Schivell carry a poster at the rally, held at Mercer County Community College on Sunday, May 7. Kudos to the East Windsor-Hightstown League, especially Arnold and Deborah MacMillan, for their activism in organizing this stand against racism.

LWVNJ DC March
Ways You Can Help Defend Our Democracy
April 15, 2017

A Tale of Two Tigers
A Tale of Two Tigers:
Princeton's Historic Consolidation
by Chad Goerner


Read the dedication to the League and order the book.




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.

LWVNJ Study
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.

Advocacy
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-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


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

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

Go to the Institute's Calendar for details.

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.

Join Us!
Please join us at our next business meeting on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, from 7-9 PM, at the Suzanne Patterson Building in Princeton. Lee Forbes will lead the meeting, focusing on Voter Service for the November election.

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.

Vote 411

Sam Wang
Dr. Sam Wang Speaks at Annual Meeting
"Can Math Help Save Democracy? Gerrymandering, Statistics, and the Supreme Court"
Click here for a summary of his remarks and a link to a video of his talk.

Chrystal Schivell Receives Distinguished Service Award from LWV-NJ
Chrystal Schivell
Chrystal is the epitome of a League person—she is fair and equal to all, creating a nonpartisan political environment that earns the trust of all, especially candidates she is working with on forums or candidate debates. Her active participation in all Voter Service activities has encouraged participation of citizens in their government and we in the Princeton Area have been especially fortunate to have her enthusiasm and guidance.  Click here to read more.


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






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Registering new voters

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

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Members Only
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 lwvprinceton@gmail.com for instructions.