LWV of Washington County (MD)

The Washington County League of Women Voters is a non-partisan organization that encourages informed and active participation in government and works to increase understanding of national, state and local public policy through education and advocacy.

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League of Women Voters of Washington County
1117 Fairview Road
Hagerstown MD 21742

Telephone: 240-513-8126
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    Thursday, June 08, 2023 at 06:00 PM · 10 rsvps
    Bistro Eleven in Hagerstown, MD

    Annual Meeting 2023

    Following a short business meeting after dinner we have invited a number of local educators to join us for an "after dinner" discussion of ways the League can be involved in civics education and voter registration in local schools. Click here to download our annual meeting workbook.

    Tuesday, June 27, 2023 at 07:00 PM · 8 rsvps
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    Great Decisions 2023

    Next topic: Global Famine

    • Fears of global food shortages have followed Russia's invasion of Ukraine, which has disrupted grain shipments from the major grain producer. But what about countries and regions that were suffering before this impending shortage? How is famine defined, and how is it different from simple food shortages? What if any remedies are there? By Daniel Maxwell

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    General Election Information

    The Washington County League published its Voters Guide for the 2022 General Election (click the link in bold to download the Voters Guide) coming up on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 in time for distribution at our National Voter Registration Day events. Voters can go to www.vote411.org to see side-by-side comparisons of  candidate responses.

    The League is co-sponsoring the following election forums with the Washington County Chamber of Commerce. These forums are being video taped and we will be posting the links in this blog post once they have been uploaded to Antietam Cable's YouTube channel.  The League worked  with the Chamber's Government Affairs Committee to develop the questions that will be used.

    1. October 12 - County Commissioners
    2. October 19 - Delegation (manually advance in the  video recording as needed at the beginning)
    3. October 26, 6th Congressional District and
    4. November 2nd - Board of Education
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