Voter Registration, Education and Engagement

Voter Registration, Education and Engagement

Since its inception in 1920, the League of Women Voters has worked to register, educate and engage voters.

The League of Women Voters of Florida (LWVFL) state and local Voter Service Action Groups are responsible for carrying out this vital work. Voter Service Action Groups are well known for nonpartisan Candidate and Issue Forums, Voter Guides and Voter Registration Drives.

Voter Registration

LWVFL is a certified Third Party Voter Registration Organization (3PVRO), authorized by the State of Florida Division of Elections to register Florida citizens to vote. Local League member volunteers complete comprehensive training to become certified voter registrars under the auspices of the LWVF.  Our consistent holistic approach, offering voter education hand-in-hand with our registration  services, is what sets the League apart as a recognized leader in this work.  Learn more about or get involved in your local League’s voter registration, education and engagement activities. Go here to find your local League website.

Use our tool kit to learn about the best practices for registering voters.

You will need to contact your local Voter Services Chair to acquire a Password to access this content.

Voter Education & Engagement

Non-partisanship is the core principle guiding LWVFL Voter Service mission.

League:
-Provides unbiased, factual and timely information for citizens to use in making their own informed ballot decisions.
-Offers basic registration and voting information.
-Supplies key election related dates or deadlines and any changes in election law affecting the public.
-Maintains BeReadyToVote.org, a unique “go-to” voter website.

The League’s educational initiatives are always separate from advocacy activities.

Candidate Forums – LWVFL Voter Service Action Groups’ (VSAGs) Moderate and administer non-partisan candidate forums, giving citizens the opportunity to hear candidates views on critical issues, voice concerns and get direct answers from those asking to serve as their elected representatives. Forums are conducted in observance of the Leagues’ time honored standards of best practices to assure fairness and impartiality.

 
Vote411 Voter Guides – The VSAGs create candidate questionnaires for distribution to local and state candidates, securing their responses for publication in the League of Women Voters Non-Partisan Voter Guides, one-stop online community resources for election and voting information.  VSAGs also researches all sides of state and local ballot issues, creating “yes vote” and “no vote” analysis statements for publication in Voter Guides.
 
Informational Public Meetings Through journalists, government officials and subject matter experts, the VSAGs facilitates first-hand dissemination of timely information on important issues, public policy and ballot initiatives.

 

GOTV – The Voter Service Action Group promotes citizens’ participation in elections through it’s Get Out the Vote activities, often partnering with other community organizations, individuals, or entities with an interest in promoting an informed and active electorate.

 

Observer Corps a sub-committee of the VSAG, attends, monitors and reports on public governmental meetings conducted by elected and appointed officials to help insure transparency and shed light on policy decisions that impact citizens.

 

Election ReformLearn more about election reform, issues, advocacy and legislative goals by clicking here.

Visit League of Women Voters of Florida voting website for lots more voting information:

 

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