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Voter Guide

Welcome to the League of Women Voters of Tompkins County
Ithaca, New York | e-mail: lwvtompkins@gmail.com

Upcoming Events(see Calendar for details)
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 General Elections http://tompkinscountyny.gov/boe
Sample Ballot-Tompkins County
http://tompkinscountyny.gov/boe/Additional_Information/Past_Results_files/Sample_Ballots
Voter Guide Part 1 https://www.lwvnyonline.org/advocacy/vote/2018/Voters-Guide_1_2018_final.pdf
Voter Guide Part 2 candidates’ responses to our League questions for the US Senate and NYS Governor, Comptroller and Attorney General races. https://lwvnyonline.org/advocacy/vote/2018/Voters-Guide_2_2018_final.pdf
Help people get out to vote
Parents2PollsTompkins is a brand new, grassroots non-partisan initiative focused on helping parents of young children get to the polls this Election Day, November 6th. We are currently seeking volunteers to help us offer the following free services in Ithaca and at polling places around Tompkins County:
- FREE drop-in childcare at Southside Community Center on Election Day
- FREE rides to the polls equipped with car seats.
- FREE parking lot support: parent volunteers will help voting parents avoid car seat struggles by watching kids in the car for a few minutes while the parent vote, or by standing in lines in their stead if need be.
To volunteer https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfusWIRtOTgI5JiMiOoeS-sd55veyvIGreYY3cRWJUeMHpInA/viewform

Wednesday, November 14, 4:30-6:00pm – A Conversation about COPD: Raising Awareness and Taking Action In Recognition of COPD Awareness Month
Tompkins County Public Library, Borg Warner Room. Light refreshments provided.
Doors open at 4:00pm with materials the public can review. Presentation begins at 4:30pm.
Speakers include: Local health professionals and a community member. Harmonicas for Health performance.
Saturday, December 8, 9:30am – Board Brunch, Home of Charlotte Coffman, 26 Deerhaven Drive

Recordings of LWV-TC Events
We have added an archive page of program recordings available here
Click image below for slide show of LWV, Tompkins County at the 2017 Ithaca Festival Parade.

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What Members Can Do As Individuals to Advocate
"Action is agitating, organizing, educating, pleading, and persuading." -- Carrie Chapman Catt
click here for more information

Additional Information
Capitol Beat -- updates on what is happening in Albany this session
Election Information You Need
Clearinghouse.lwv.org
League studies from across the country
LWV US: Right Now: Voices of the League