The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan national organization whose purpose is to promote informed, active participation in government, increase understanding of public policy issues, and influence public policy through education and advocacy.

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Treat yourself to a membership!Members

Announcing our annual membership and renewal drive. Learn more about membership or attend our orientation on Wednesday, November 19, 6:30-8:30 pm.  Contact us at office@lwvspa.org or 727-896-5197.

recycle-29227_smJoin Us at City Council Meeting on UCR!

The ordinance to provide universal curbside recycling service to single family residences is up for a vote by City Council at their meeting on Monday, November 24. Join us at 6 pm and show your support!

check-boxesPinellas Supervisor of Elections Posts Results

Pinellas County Leagues published Voter Guides for the primary and general elections. Now the votes are counted. See the results of the election.

Florida Wetlands LandscapeLeague Leadership on Florida Amendments

On November 5, Deirdre Macnab, President of the League of Women Voters of Florida, sent a message to members across the state, appreciating the advocacy work on ballot amendments.

World graphicInternational Relations Committee Presents Timely Topics

Stay current by attending monthly meetings of the International Relations committee and benefit from presentations and discussion.


Medicaid Expansion

Press conference and rally in N. Straub Park in St. Petersburg FL

The Florida League of Women Voters continues to advocate that the State of Florida accept Medicaid expansion funds from the federal government.  Extending  healthcare coverage to Florida's uninsured is a priority.

Help support our goal!  View our press release and fact sheet. To arrange a speaker for your group, contact our League speakers@lwvspa.org.

Focus on Immigration Immigration

The Immigration Working Group stays informed on the issues, defining and promoting advocacy and educational goals each year. Through these efforts we make a difference in the lives of people who do not have the opportunity to speak for themselves. Read more about our initiatives, and join us at our next meeting on November 19 at 10:00 am – but do not wait until then to get involved. Email Karen Coale, Working Group chair, at immigration@lwvspa.org

Support Curbside Recycling!Recycle image around world

Get involved and support universal curbside recycling (UCR) for our city.

The St. Petersburg City Council heard the first reading of the proposed UCR city ordinance at their meeting on November 6. Attend the next meeting on Monday, November 24, with voting expected to approve the ordinance and to purchase trucks and recycling containers. More information will follow.  To learn  more,  read about UCR in St. Pete and the state’s 75% Recycling Goal Report. Email questions to recycling@lwvspa.org.