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At a time when most Americans think they do not have a meaningful voice in their democracy and are deluged with partisan news, when confidence in our institutions is at historic lows and cynicism at a record high, the work of the nonpartisan League of Women Voters of Santa Fe County is more important than ever.
Santa Fe depends on the League to...
* Conduct get-out-the-vote campaigns for all elections
* Produce and distribute nonpartisan Voter Guides
* Sponsor events to educate voters on critical local issues
* Provide nonpartisan voter registration services, community-wide
* Engage high school students in voting and civic involvement
* Monitor local government at work and advocate for best practices
* Represent Santa Fe's interests at the state and national level
The LWVSFC is an all-volunteer, grassroots organization:
88% of our budget goes to pay for programs.
Please consider making an end-of-the-year donation to ensure that we can continue these valuable services for another year.
Who We Are
The LWVSFC encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy
through education and advocacy
The LWVSFC is proud to be nonpartisan, neither supporting nor opposing candidates or political parties at any level of government, but always working on vital
issues of concern to members and the public.
The LWVSFC envisions a democracy where every person has the desire, the right, the knowledge and the confidence to participate. We believe in the power of women - and our allies - to create a more perfect democracy.
More ABOUT US (officers, policies, budget, etc.)
What We Do
EVENTS & ACTIVITIES - The LWVSFC offers opportunities for our members and the public to attend forums, presentations and seminars to strengthen their understanding of local issues. The League is committed to presenting unbiased, accurate information so that individuals can decide where they stand based on facts, not outside influence. See the list of upcoming events to the right - or click on the button above for the 2018/19 Annual Calendar of Events - downloadable and printable.
VOTER SERVICES - The LWVSFC believes we are all equal at the ballot box, but only if we vote. We engage thousands of Santa Fe County residents every year - ensuring that they are registered to vote, and that they have the information they need to participate in the local, state and national elections that determine our future.
ACTION & ADVOCACY - The LWVSFC follows local issues and monitors the workings of local government to identify opportunities to advocate for a course of action. The A&A Committee works to influence public policy through education and advocacy, based on positions the League has adopted after extensive study - and a consensus of our members.
OUR POSITIONS - The LWVSFC advocates on the basis of positions that have been developed and adopted by the League of Women Voters of Santa Fe County; addressing local issues that affect City and County residents. We also advocate based on positions that have been adopted by the New Mexico State League (LWVNM), and the National League (LWVUS). Click on a button below to see the League's Local Positions, State Positions and/or National Positions:
Membership in the LWVSFC automatically includes membership in the State League (LWVNM) and the National League (LWVUS).
DONATE TO US
The League of Women Voters of Santa Fe County is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, and gratefully accepts donations to fund our work in helping citizens to be well-informed voters.
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