League of Women Voters of Montgomery County, MD
Next Local Elections
Rockville—Mayor and 4 Council Members
Register by 9/20/19—Vote 11/5/19
All mail in vote/may bring ballot to City Hall by 8:00pm
LWVMC sponsored a Rockville Candidate Forum on September 24. Watch it here.
Click here for full Rockville election information.
Gaithersburg—3 City Council Members
Option for same day registration—Vote 11/5/19
Click here for full Gaithersburg election information.
VOTE411.org has a new logo but continues to be the League’s one-stop-shop for non-partisan election-related information. In 2018 more than 5 million voters went to VOTE411.org to register to vote, find candidate information, and more.
Fair Maps for Fair Elections
End gerrymandering in Maryland
When new district maps are drawn in 2021, will they be truly representative? The League of Women Voters is fighting gerrymandering and has won victories in California, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. But what about Maryland? The fight for a fair map in Maryland is an important and difficult fight; we need everyone’s support. Contact our Making Democracy Work team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Votes for women 1920-2020
Decades before the passage of the 19th Amendment in1920, women in western states voted and held public office. Women in the Wyoming Territory were first the gain the vote on December 10, 1869. The states colored black were the last to sign on to equal voting rights; the struggle had gone on for 70 years.
For local celebrations of the 19 Amendment Centennial: http://lwvnca.org/Centennial.html