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The League's 2014 Voter Guide is online at Vote411.org and in print at County libraries and community centers.
Absentee voting is underway, and many voters are eligible to vote this way. Visit the Arlington County Voter Registrar to see if you are one of them.
To make the process as easy as possible, Registrar Linda Lindberg and her dedicated staff are taking their ID services on the road!
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Most Virginians know very little about this new law. That's wrong. Below is what everyone needs to know - please link to this page and help spread the word.
Here's a quick summary of what you need to do to vote in Virginia on November 4.
Here's a short (English language) summary of the new Photo ID law.
Here's a short (Spanish language) summary of the new Photo ID law.
Questions? Call the Arlington Voter Registrar - 703 228 3456.
The statewide-televised debate to be held at 7 p.m. on October 13 in Richmond. Media partners for the debate are WCVE-TV (PBS) and WTVR-TV CBS 6. The debate will be held at the WCVE-TV studio.
This unique debate, organized by The League of Women Voters of Virginia and AARP Virginia, will ask the candidates to go on record about issues important to all Virginians.
The League registered dozens of students (and a few teachers and staff members!) at H-B Woodlawn, Wakefield, Washington-Lee, and Yorktown.
- Voter registration at four Arlington high schools in September
- New intergenerational "Article Club" for people who want to discuss provocative issues to busy to read entire books
- Public education around the new voter ID law
- Forum(s) on the history and future of Columbia Pike
- Forum on human trafficking in Northern Virginia
See details in our Summer 2014 Bulletin
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- Voter registration in Arlington high schools and at farmers' markets and community events;
- Planning for a forum on the hidden problem of human trafficking in Northern Virginia;
- Public education around the new voter ID law.
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Election Day is November 4, 2014. Arlingtonians will fill offices for U.S. Senator, U.S. Representative, County Board, and School Board. There will also be one proposed Constitutional amendment and several County bond referendum questions, as well as Special Elections to fill unexpired terms for Treasurer and (another) School Board seat.
Voters will need to bring an identification card with a photo. A list of acceptable ID's is here.
If you don't have a photo ID, you may obtain one for free from the Arlington Registrar: 2100 Clarendon Blvd, Suite 320, Arlington, VA 22201 Hours: 8 am-5 pm M-F
Voters in the 48th state legislative district will go to the polls August 19, 2014, in a special election to replace Del. Bob Brink. For technical reasons, the Photo ID law will NOT BE IN EFFECT for this special election. The ID rules for this special election only are here.
And we thank Dorothy Nieweg - winner of a Virginia LWV "Making Democracy Work" award - for her decades of service to the cause of good government.