League of Women Voters of Montgomery County, MD
NOTICE: Jan. 14 and Jan. 15 Program Planning meetings rescheduled to Jan. 22 at 6:00pm and Jan. 23 at 10:00am.
We envision a democracy where every person has the desire, the right, the knowledge and the confidence to participate. We believe in the power of women to create a more perfect democracy.
Concurrence Sought on Study
In six states plus DC, Death with Dignity laws allow a terminally ill, mentally competent adult with a prognosis of six months or less to live to request a prescription for a lethal medication to bring about a peaceful death. What should the MC League’s position be on such a law? Read our fact sheet and attend December Discussion Groups to confer and reach a concurrence.
LWVMC Supports Ranked Choice Voting
RCV ensures that the winning candidate will have support from a majority of voters. See the many other benefits!
In 2017, LWVMC testified in support of MC-19-18 (HB 173). This year the MoCo Delegation plans to introduce similar legislation, MC-29-19 Montgomery County-Voting Methods and LWVMC plans to support it again.
Attend Fair Vote’s activist summit on December 1 (details here) and learn how to help advocate for RCV.
2019 MD General Assembly:
LWVMD/MC will fight for the passage of a bill in the 2019 MD General Assembly that establishes a fair and transparent process to draw new, fair district lines after the 2020 census.
Maryland’s Congressional Districts are among the most pathetically gerrymandered districts in the country.
Learn about our campaign for redistricting reform in Maryland.
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