Making Democracy Work
The League of Women Voters, a non-partisan 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.
2016 Election Central for Voters Learn More
- Election Day is Tuesday, November 8th, 2016. Polls are open from 7:00am to 7:00pm. The deadline to register for the 2016 general election has now passed. This website will be updated daily with additional information on candidates and their races.
Calendar of Events Learn More
- All League Forums Are Open to the Public
Post-Election 2016: Democracy Needs You Learn More
- The 2016 election cycle was divisive and the LWVUS president said it presented an "unprecedented danger to the very foundation of our democracy." The League of Women Voters is poised to strengthen our non-partisan work to bring groups together, and also to further our work on core issues including public education, women's rights, voting rights, climate change, and ethics reform. We remain devoted to citizen participation in government, and will update this page with ways you can join us in our efforts.
LWVCA Opposition To Sales Tax Referendum
Although members agreed on the need for additional funding for public transportation and green space, the League has strong concerns about many aspects of the proposed ordinance. We offer our detailed explanation on why the Charleston League of Women Voters opposes the 2016 Charleston County Sales Tax Referendum.
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