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.
Welcome to the website of the League of Women Voters of Broome and Tioga Counties.
We are a nonpartisan grassroots political organization, that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Any person of voting age, male or female, may become a League member.
The League of Women Voters began in 1920 after women got the vote, and is organized on the national, state, and local level. The local League, a growing organization of 140 women and men, has been active since 1948.
Voter Service: The League is well-known for promoting informed voting. We provide voter registration, candidates forums, impartial information on ballot measures, and educational meetings on issues of public concern.
Program: The League of Women Voters takes positions on local, state and national issues only after members have studied and reached agreement on them. These League positions and pertinent fact-finding are the basis for public meetings.
Advocacy: The League never supports or opposes political parties or candidates. Based on positions developed through member study and agreement, the League does take action to support or oppose specific governmental policies.