The League of Women Voters of Henderson County generally meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month, September through May.
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Schedule of Community Governmental Meetings
LWV Mission Statement
The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political activist organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
Both women and men are League members. League is not for women only!
Join the League of Women Voters of Henderson County
Our League was formed in 1963 and has worked ever since to influence community improvements. We currently have 104 members, both women and men.
Observing Our Local Government in Action Influences League’s Agenda
For more information, including location, see the Calendar or the latest Bulletin.
• It's Time to Renew Your Annual Membership
Join or renew on the Join Us page
• 2018 Know Your Local Government
Newly revised! Find it under Voter Services above.
• An Introduction to Partisan Gerrymandering Metrics
Valuable information from LWV - NC. Read the pdf.
• What's On The Ballot
Thursday, September 20 at 5:30 PM
LWVHC September Program Meeting
Presented by Democracy NC
The program is designed to educate people about the responsibilities of each elected position. It covers everything about local positions (Soil and Water Conservation Supervisor, Register of Deeds, Clerk of Courts, Sheriff, DA, County Commissioner, School Board, Justices (district, NC Superior, NC Court of Appeals, NC Supreme Court), and NC House of Representatives and NC Senators. It will also provide information about the proposed amendments to the NC Constitution.
The program is being presented as a collaboration between LWVHC and DemocracyNC. It is free and open to the public.
• Candidate Forum
Tuesday, September 25 at 6:00 PM
The League of Women Voters of Henderson County will host a candidate forum for the candidates for the NC House and Senate. The candidates participating will be running for NC Senate District 48 (Chuck Edwards and Norm Bossert), NC House of Representatives District 113 (Cody Henson and Sam Edney) and NC House of Representatives District 117 (Chuck McGrady and Gayle Kemp).
The moderator will introduce the candidates, using an introduction provided by each candidate.
One question will be prepared on each of the following topics: the economy (taxes and spending), redistricting, healthcare, public education, voting rights, affordable housing, a healthy economy, the environment, secure elections, immigration (state and local), family values and human rights, and gun rights and regulations. Questions will be chosen randomly, and there should be time for at least six topics to be covered. No questions will be taken from the audience during the forum. However, approximately 20 minutes will be provided at the end of the formal forum so that candidates may talk with the attendees on a more individual basis.
All attendees are expected to conduct themselves in a respectful manner.
The forum is free and open to the public.
• School Board Candidate Forum
Tuesday, October 16 at 6:00 PM
The League of Women Voters and the Henderson County Retired School Teachers Association will co-host a Forum for Candidates of the School Board.
Paul Goebel, a member of both organizations, will be the moderator.
The Forum is free and open to the public.
• Election Day
Tuesday, November 6
Don't forget to VOTE! Every vote is important and every vote does count.
Beginning in 2018, General Meetings are held at the Hendersonville Community Co-op, 60 South Charleston Lane (off of Spartanburg Highway), in Hendersonville. We meet in the Community Room.
Information for Study Issues
The Role of the Federal Government in Public Education
Immigration Study CDs
Two different CDs are now available.
Electronic Observer Corp
Members - Check Member Support for additional information for Members only.
Annual Dues Information
LWVHC - ByLaws
LWVHC - Positions
Archives - The Bulletin
Other information of interest to members
Resources for current studies