Tag Archives: League of Women Voters

Mary A. Bennett 1916-1999

I studied city government in the third grade thanks to the League of Women Voters. Actually, it may have been a fourth grade lesson; my classroom was a third/fourth split. Why bother with third grade work when the fourth is … Continue reading

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League of Women Voters in NY-23

The League of Women Voters (men as well as women are encouraged to join) has chapters in at least Chautauqua, Chemung, Ontario, Steuben, Schuyler, Tioga, and Tompkins counties. The League of Women Voters is non-partisan, supports good government.   … http://www.lwvchautauqua.orgContinue reading

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Women in Politics

Until 1980, during any Presidential election for which reliable data exist and in which there had been a gender gap, the gap had run one way: more women than men voted for the Republican candidate. That changed when Reagan became … Continue reading

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Single women are key to the midterm election

At an October 9 meeting of the Chemung County LWV and the Elmira-Corning branch of the AAUW, we heard an interesting presentation on “Current Issues and Answers” by Sky Moss, Assistant Professor of History and Government at Corning Community College. … Continue reading

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How To Run For Local Office

Today (Wednesday, March 6) there will be (or was) a presentation in Bath, NY by the Steuben County Election Commissioners called, “How to Run for Local Office in Steuben County.” The program is an attempt to outline the steps that … Continue reading

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