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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)
Audio Recording of 23rd District Democratic Candidates Forum (2018-06-21) provided by WRFI Community Radio for Ithaca and Watkins Glen:
Thursday, September 13, 2018 State and Local Primary http://tompkinscountyny.gov/boe
Monday, September 24, 7:00pm —Campaign Finance Reform.
Tompkins County Public Library Borg Warner West Room
Speakers: Laura Bierman, Executive Director, NYS LWV and Jonathan Krasno, Professor, SUNY, Binghamton, NY
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Wednesday, September 26, 7:00pm — Informational Forum: Farmers Can Help Cool the Planet (LWV is co-sponsor)
Tompkins County Public Library Borg Warner Room
Speakers: Dr. Jeffrey Creque, Carbon Cycle Institute, and local farmers who represent three different agricultural sectors.
Wednesday, October 10, 7-8:30pm — Social media training for our members and interested friends.
Kendal Conference Room A
Workshop leaders : Mandy Qualls and Megan Nettleton
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Monday, October 22, 12noon — Vote Smart - Facts Matter (Co-sponsor with Cortland Women’s Coalition and Cortland LWV)
United Presbyterian Church, 25 Court St, Cortland, NY.
Speaker: Richard Kimball, President of Vote Smart, a national non-partisan organization that maintains records on candidate statements, voting record, donors, etc. https://votesmart.org/. League members will provide transport as needed.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 General Elections http://tompkinscountyny.gov/boe
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
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Additional Information
Capitol Beat -- updates on what is happening in Albany this session
Election Information You Need
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LWV US: Right Now: Voices of the League