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.

News from the League ...

Members

Treat yourself to a membership!

Announcing our annual membership and renewal drive. Learn more about membership and attend an orientation.  Contact us at office@lwvspa.org or 727-896-5197.

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Pinellas 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.

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League 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.

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International 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. To arrange a speaker for your group, contact our League at  speakers@lwvspa.org. View our press release and fact sheet.

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 get involved. Email Karen Coale at immigration@lwvspa.org

Support Curbside Recycling!Recycle image around world

The St. Petersburg City Council voted 7-0 on Nov 24 to approve the ordinance implementing a citywide recycling program and contracts to purchase trucks and recycling containers. Next summer recycling bins will be delivered to more than 80,000 homes, and their recyclables will be picked up every other week at a cost of $2.95/mo. To learn  more, read about UCR in St. Pete and the state’s 75% Recycling Goal Report. Get involved as the League participates in UCR education efforts. Email questions to recycling@lwvspa.org.