The League of Women Voters of Henderson County is a grassroots nonpartisan political organization committed to empowering voters and defending democracy. To those ends the League:
Encourages informed and active participation in government.
Increases understanding of major public policy issues.
Influences public policy through education and advocacy.
While the League of Women Voters is nonpartisan, it is not neutral on many important national, state, and local issues. Learn more about LWV-US positions, LWV-NC positions, and LWV-Henderson positions on issues.
The League of Women Voters does not support or oppose political parties or candidates for office. Any use of the League of Women Voters’ name or logo in campaign advertising or literature is prohibited.
What We Do
The League of Women Voters of Henderson County is an all-volunteer organization guided by a set of core values. Member volunteers operate all aspects of the organization. Members choose how active they are according to their personal interests and time. The following are just a few ways in which members can get involved.
PROMOTE ELECTION PARTICIPATION
Organize candidate forums.
Participate in the online Voters Guide, VOTE411.org
Participate in get-out-the-vote projects.
PARTICIPATE IN LEAGUE DECISION MAKING
Join an existing committee to work on important public policy issues.
Help plan important League events.
Propose and lead a new project or committee.
Attend LWV Henderson County’s Annual Meeting for members.
ENGAGE IN ADVOCACY
Contact elected officials regarding a local or state issue.
Write letters to the editor in support of League positions.
Observe public government meetings a part of our Observer Team
Respond to action alerts from the League.
Attend our events by experts on issues.
Research an issue within a League committee.
Read our communications – Update and Bulletin newsletter.
Follow us on Facebook .
Attend our candidate forums.
Use the online voter guide provided by the League at VOTE411.org