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Citizenship in Action

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.
Celebrate Women's History Month with the League!

Join us on Monday, March 26th, for a special Hot Topics and lunch.

I Can Do That: Women Seeking Public Office will be a panel discussion among four women elected officials about their experiences participating in the public arena. The panel discussion will be followed by a catered lunch and the public is invited to join our celebration.

For further information about the panel and program details, click here.

Please note that reservations for the lunch are required.

League Participates in March for Our Lives in Wilmington

League members were out in force at the very impressive student-organized and led March for Our Lives in Wilmington on March 24th. Police estimated the crowd at about 2000; the students spoke eloquently and urged those present to register and vote. We were there to help!

Questions About Your Drinking Water?

The Environment Action Team suggests a useful resource: Clean Cape Fear.

Our current newsletter

Message from President Carol Roberts

Welcome to the 2017-2018 league year! The new board of the League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear is now working towards the implementation of our program goals, and we invite all members to find their area of interest and join in to help make this upcoming year a successful one. We suggest you check our website frequently to stay in touch with meetings and news of interest.

The last two years have been very busy and eventful. You can read about what our league has accomplished in the 2015-2017 Biennium Report, written by our Vice President.

The most recent report of our current activities can be found in our newsletter section

2017-2018 Board of Directors: Pat Lerch, Meredith Glicksman, Barbara Burrell, Carol Roberts, Linda Kurta, Bonnie Bechard, Clarice Reber, Georgia Morgan. Not present: Mary Ellen Cole, Rebecca Philpott.

Womens March in Wilmington - Jan. 20, 2018

Estimated 1000+ Women marched in Wilmington!

Register to Vote at our Table

Barbara Burrell, Voter Services Chair speaks about Equal Rights Amendment

Signing petition for Fair Elections to end gerrymandering

Lower Cape Fear League in Action

Click here for news coverage and photos of our January 2018 Redistricting Reform event.

Walter Salinger speaks to a packed house about Gerrymandering at our November Hot Topics meeting

Link here to Presentation Video

Walter Salinger

League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear Honored at LWV North Carolina State Convention

The great work of the League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear was recognized by the statewide organization at the biennial convention in Greensboro May 5-7, 2017. Lower Cape Fear received the Outstanding Local League Award (over 40 members) and Voter Services chair Gail Bromley received the Gertrude Weil Award. You can read the award descriptions by clicking here.

Sheila Fellerath, LWVLCF President and Margaret Salinger, LWVNC Director

Gail Bromley Accepts Gertrude Weil Award