Information Sessions on Running for Office

To assist anyone considering running for office, the Jefferson County League of Women Voters is conducting a series of Informational Interviews with county office holders focused on the day-to-day process of running for office and serving in office. March 2 we recorded the live Information Session with two Port of Port Townsend Port Commissioners, and March 5, we recorded sessions with members of the Chimacum and Port Townsend School Board and Port Townsend City Council.

We are in the process of transcribing the videos and preparing them for upload here. Stay tuned for more information.


Curious about the League of Women Voters?

The Jefferson County Unit-At-Large focuses on Voter Education. Membership is open to anyone over the age of 16 who is willing to abide by our policies, as set forth by the League of Women Voters of the United States.

1. Political Policy

The League shall not support or oppose any political party or any candidate. You can still be active with any political party you choose, but while you are conducting League business, you leave your personal politics at the door. 

2. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Policy.  

LWV is an organization fully committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in principle and in practice. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to the organization’s current and future success in engaging all individuals, households, communities, and policy makers in creating a more perfect democracy. 

Click here for the LWV's Full Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Policy.


League of Women Voters of WA
2021 Legislative Lobbying Priorities

Elections ** Election Security ** Money in Politics ** Redistricting
Fighting Climate Change ** Criminal Justice Reform
Economic Justice ** Gun Safety ** Housing and Homelessness
Healthcare ** Behavioral Health ** Reproductive Justice
Education ** Adequate and Fair Revenue and Budget

These are the legislative lobbying priorities the League of Women Voters have established for the 2021 Legislative Session, which begins on January 11, 2021.

To join the League's formal lobbying efforts, go to their website (linked below) and join the issue group

League Lobbying Priorities and Issues


Follow the 2021 legislative session here:

Washington State Legislature


A hearty thanks to everyone who voted in 2020!


Are you a caregiver?

Click here to review rules for helping the person you care for vote.

Refresh Yourself on Voting Procedures

Click here for a video explaining the parts of the ballot and how to make sure it all gets in the envelope correctly and signed.

The League of Women Voters of Jefferson County greatly appreciate your interest and the support of our partners, AAUW-PT and media partner KPTZ 91.9 FM, Port Townsend's Community Radio.


Contact

Angela Gyurko, President
lwvjeffcowa@gmail.com

Membership Levels:

We are open to all persons residing in Jefferson County in accordance with the LWV policy on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

$15—Teambuilder New!

Ask us about these member-sponsored memberships.

$70—Individual

$105—Two persons at the same address

$120—Benefactor membership, for those wishing to help expand our membership ranks.

Dues include membership in the League of Women Voters of Washington State and the US League of Women Voters.

To join or renew:

Send your name, phone, email, and check to:

LWV/Jefferson County
P.O. Box 707
Port Townsend, WA 98368


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