Making Democracy Work

A Voice for Citizens, A Force for Change

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active citizen participation in government and works to increase understanding of major public policy issues through education and advocacy.

Annual Meeting - May 19

Claire Guthrie Gastaņaga, Executive Director of ACLU of Virginia will speak at our Annual Meeting.

Join us for a consciousness-raising session, an un-packing of voter suppression schemes, some healthy luncheon conversation, and our annual business of adopting local program and budget and electing officers.

Renew memberships, friendships, and civic spirit. Also, plan for some fun-fun-fun-fund raising. Register now

10:00 AM Welcome Check-in and greetings of members and friends. See what LWVSHR is doing in our community!

10:30 AM Consciousness-raising workshop session on JUSTICE in the Criminal Justice System - What Voters Need to Know

11:30 AM Luncheon Program -- JUSTICE at the Ballot Box -- Combating Voter Suppression Schemes

2:00 PM Membership Business Meeting

Monthly Unit Meetings - Small Education/Discussion Groups

Unit Meetings are small group discussions when we have speakers to educate us on different topics. There are different times and locations for you to choose. All Monthly Unit Meetings are free and open to the public.

Please click on Calendar for topics, dates, times and locations.

Virginia Voter Guide

Who is my Legislator map You do not need to put in your address if you do not want, you may find your home on the map then tap on that location and the information will pop up.

Virginia Department of Elections - check your voter registration and to determine your voting location

Virginia General Assembly

Virginia Legislative Information Service


We are all equal at the ballot box, but only if we vote. We engage millions of voters every year ensuring Americans have the information they need to participate in elections that determine our future. LWV-US site to Take Action and find out more about elections.

Fill in this Member Interest form and a LWVSHR member will contact you so that you can become more involved and learn about issues that concern you.