Welcome to the League of Women Voters, Tompkins County, Ithaca, New York. The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan organization committed to defending democracy and empowering voters by bringing you the most up to date information available on National, State and Local Elections and issues of concern to voters.

LWV believes everyone should play an active part in government and vote in all elections whether local, State or National. Our Democracy depends on it.


1) Primary Election:
Democratic Candidate for Representative in Congress, 19th District
State Senator, 52nd District
=> Voters must have a party affiliation in order to vote in the primary on August 23

2) Special Election:
Representative in U.S. Congress, 23rd District,
to fill the remainder of the term vacated by Tom Reed

read details about these two elections

Check the voter guide on Vote411 for these August 23 races
LWVTC Press Release: ABOUT Vote411 and the August 23 elections

Voter Hotlines
Two hotlines are available if you encounter any problems at the polls when trying to vote. You can call these hotlines for legal assistance and guidance to make your vote count.

Student CONTEST! Get Out The Vote
Create an Audio or Video Public Service Announcement (PSA)
encouraging youth to Register and Vote!
(and win $$ – deadline Aug 31)

FINAL maps released: NY Congressional (US House of Representatives) & NY State Senate (May 22)

Youth Programs
Student Contest! Get Out The Vote (deadline Aug 31)
Students Inside Albany: More Info – Apply!