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Chester County League Installs New Officers for 2016-17

The Chester County League of Women Voters congratulates our new officers and directors for 2016-17! Front row (left to right):  Suzanne Almeida, Esquire (PALWV Executive Director), Sarah Caspar (Director), Alma Forsyth (Director), Jennifer Levy-Tatum, Esquire (President), Dr. Pamela Gray (First Vice-President), Carole Mackrell (Treasurer). Back row (left to right): Patricia Horrocks (Director), Susan Carty (Director, […]

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President’s Message: February 2016

Millions of Americans will head to the polls to vote in the primaries this season and the marathon of televised fanfare has begun.  Deciphering truth vs. fiction, reality vs. unreality and envisioning the future relationship between new President and new Congress is quite a challenge! State primary elections and party caucuses are a key part […]

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It Is Judicial Election Season…And Judges Matter

  “Pennsylvania is the only state in the country to hold judicial elections solely in odd-numbered years. This year, 2015, three of the seven seats on the state supreme court are up for election. Additionally, there is one vacancy on both the Pennsylvania Superior Court and the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court, the state’s two intermediate appellate […]

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Online Voter Registration

Making Democracy Work in the 21st Century By Susan Carty, Board President, League of Women Voters Pennsylvania Remember the last time you registered to vote? It probably involved a trip to the post office to get a form, completing that form, mailing the form in and then receiving confirmation from the Secretary of State’s office […]

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