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 ...

thumbnail_early voting 2Spread the Word! Vote Early!

Early voting and mail ballot drop-off service are both available now to all Pinellas registered voters. Check the link above for more information, including times and locations.

vgLWV Pinellas County Voter Guide 

The Pinellas Voter Guide has nonpartisan information for the November 4th General Election, including candidate surveys, voting information, and county referendum.

LWV-VoterGuide2014_2-1LWV Florida Voter Guide 

Printed issues of the eight-page LWV Florida Voter Guide are now available at Pinellas County libraries.  The guide includes nonpartisan information about the four state executive races and the three State Amendments on the November 4th ballot.  More...

trickTreat_smallTreat yourself to a membership!

It's that time of year - our annual membership and renewal drive. To learn more about League membership, click on link above or attend our orientation on Wednesday, November 12, 6:30-8:30 pm.  Contact us at office@lwvspa.org or 727-896-5197.

news"Now is the time to act: Help us get out the vote"

The Tampa Bay Times published a column by Julie Kessel (President, LWVSPA) and Shirley Arcuri (President, HCLWV) re: National Voter Registration Day (September 23).

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The League of Women Voters has published a one-page position paper on the three proposed Florida Constitutional Amendments on the November 4th ballot.


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

Curbside Recycling—Important Dates! recycle symbol

Get involved and increase your understanding of universal curbside recycling’s (UCR) potential for our city. Join Kathy Mossing and Karen Coale at 6:30 pm on Wed 10/29 at the League Office and attend two City Council meetings: Thurs 11/ 6 (morning)—first reading of proposed new city ordinance for UCR service; Mon 11/ 24 (afternoon)—votes to approve ordinance and to purchase trucks and recycling containers. Get more information. Read the state’s 75% Recycling Goal Report. Questions to recycling@lwvspa.org .