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.


The League of Women Voters of Washington County assists citizens to become more informed participants in their community and their government by

  • registertovote.gifProducing Voters' Guides, Assisting at voter registration drives and providing information about voting; Click here to download a copy of the new 2018 Voter's Guide, or to view it online go to Vote411.

  • Conducting community forums on local, state, and national issues, and distributing informational brochures and other publications (click here to review our rules for balanced forums);

  • Creating a monthly newsletter, and providing information about government on the nationalstate, and local levels.

The League also conducts studies on issues such as transportation, housing, environmental concerns, campaign reform, etc. (See the Positions page for past studies from LWVs all over the state.) After the study has been completed and a consensus has been reached, the League states its position.  At that point, the League may encourage action and/or advocacy on the local, state, or national levels.

The League has a rich history.  Click here to view our history highlights!  Read our president's letter here. 

Recent Forums:

We thank Antietam Broadband for taping these forums.  Watch this space for links to upcoming forums!

Do candidates need to live in the 6th District? It turns out that there are three, and only three, standing qualifications for U.S. Senator or Representative in Congress which are expressly set out in the U.S. Constitution: age (25 for the House, 30 for the Senate); citizenship (at least seven years for the House, nine years for the Senate); and inhabitancy in the state at the time.
Voter helps:
We have generated a complete Voter's Guide for the 2018 General Election for Washington County that you can download or view here, but the easiest approach is to go to www.Vote411.org where by entering your address you can view your ballot choices, make a selection and print a document you can take with you to the polls!


We'd like to
hear from you!

Click on the pencil to contact our local LWV.
League of Women Voters of Washington County
1117 Fairview Road
Hagerstown MD 21742

Telephone: 240-513-8126