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 Certification of the Presidential Election

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

The role of Congress this week is to confirm that the votes sent are the ones the electors certified. Congress has no legal ability to change those results. Read the statement on the joint session to certify the presidential election: HERE


Sunday, December 13, 2020


 Students Hold Mock Election to Learn About Voting

Friday, October 30, 2020

Henderson Co. students participated in mock elections sponsored by Students Voting for Democracy. Read the article in the Hendersonville Times-News.

 LWVHC Student Video Contest Winner Turns Political Conflict Into Award Winning Civil Dialogue

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Read and listen on Blue Ridge Public Radio

 That Essential Element: Leadership

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Read LWVHC member and Times-News columnist Mary Garrison's Op Ed  column HERE.

 Don't Panic: VOTE

Friday, October 23, 2020

Read LWVHC letter to the editor in Times-News HERE.

 Analysis of Ballot Fraud Reveals No Threat

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Read Times-News article HERE.

 Election Information & LWVHC

Thursday, October 8, 2020

Listen HERE to WTZQ fm radio interview with Caren Kessler & Rachel Poller.


Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Check out the 3 winning videos empowering youth voters in our 1st LWVHC Student Video Contest.  1st prize: Bruno Saucedo-Carrasco; 2nd prize: Caroline Pope; 3rd prize: Garrett Jennings

All the winning videos are available on our YouTube channel. Here is additional information about the 2020 Short Video Contest. 

After starting the video, move your cursor over the screen to see the controls. To watch full screen, use the icon in the lower right corner.

First place winner: Bruno Saucedo-Carrasco

Second place winner: Caroline Pope

Third place winner: Garrett Jennings

 An Uphill Battle

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Read Times-News article "NC Organizers Work to Energize Latino Vote a Month from Election" HERE.  LWVHC volunteers spread the word with 700 postcards (see article photo.)

 League of Their Own

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Read Bold Life article HERE.

 Climb Out Of That Well Of Election Malaise

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Read Times-News op ed by LWVHC member, Mary Garrison, HERE.

 Literacy Council/LWVHC Provide Voter Education Classes

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Read Times-News article HERE.

 The Francee Sherman Student Award

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

The League of Women Voters Henderson County (LWVHC) is now accepting applications for the Francee Sherman Student Award. This annual $500 student award is in honor of Francee Sherman, Henderson County’s first LWVHC President. The Francee Sherman Student Award will be given to a senior enrolled in a public school, domiciled in Henderson County, and on track to graduate in the current school year. 

The mission of the LWV is “Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy.” As part of the award application, students must submit an essay on the topic "Based on your experince in the 2020 General Election how would you increase youth participation in our democracy?"

Applications and instructions can be accessed via the web at . The deadline for applications is March 31st.


 Henderson County Board of Elections Appreciation Lunch

Friday, November 13, 2020

Board of Elections staff and board appreciate LWVHC "thank you lunch"!

 Polls are Open in District-Wide Mock Election for Students

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Henderson County Public Schools talks about LWV-HC's Students Voting for Democracy on its website.