Members of the League of Women Voters of Indiana County collaborate with community partners as well as lead voter registration events. Examples of voter registration events held in the past few years are listed below.
This official Pennsylvania government website contains information about all aspects of voting in Pennsylvania including the following: 1. Registering to vote; 2. Checking your voter registration status; and 3. Tracking your absentee and mail-in ballots.
This League of Women Voters of the United States website includes information about voting and elections including the following: 1. Checking your voter registration; 2. Identifying what is on your ballot; 3. Locating your polling place; and 4. Notifications of debates in your area.
The League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania provides an easy way for you to locate the contact information for your state and federal elected officials.
Members of the League of Women Voters of Indiana County (LWVIC) host a forum titled “Candidates Night” to provide community members with the opportunity to learn more about candidates. This nonpartisan event allows candidates for office to respond to questions posed by audience members. A screening team of League members accepts written questions from audience members. The event is open to the public and is broadcast over radio station 1160 WCCS. Stayed tuned for 2021 events.
The program priorities for 2020-2021 are the following:
Information about Indiana County can be found at www.indianacountypa.gov including a directory of county government departments, services, contact information for offices and county officials and information on voter registration, elections and voting machines.
The Citizen Education Subcommittee was formed in January 2021 and is working to increase public awareness of voting, civics and government with the aim of empowering citizens to participate in the democratic process.
The subcommittee members have discussed how to improve and expand our current programs (e.g., voter registration, legislative interviews, candidate’s forums) as well as developing new programs (e.g., age-appropriate educational materials for students in pre-kindergarten through grade 5, voter registration events for high school seniors, community speaker series).
Committee members are divided into teams focusing on the following four audiences: 1. Elementary school students; 2. Secondary school students; 3. Community members; and 4. Elected officials. If you would like to join a team, please contact the team leader by email (Elementary: Misty Nocco – email@example.com, Secondary: Anne Simmons – firstname.lastname@example.org, Community/Elected Officials: Joyce Rizzo – email@example.com).
The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.